Part of Pall of Arthur, Prince of Wales, married Catherine of Aragon by proxy. Arthur was the heir to the English throne, but died age 15.

Part of Pall of Arthur, Prince of Wales, married Catherine of Aragon by proxy. Arthur was the heir to the English throne, but died age

There are very few existent fragments of medieval embroidery remaining. A beautiful sample of can be seen below at left, on an embroidered band. The embroidery was sewn onto a separate strip of fabric which was then stitched to the garment. Dated at the 13th century, it is a band of fantastic animals in roundels embroidered with gold thread on silk twill. Photo ©Timothy Mitchell, Victoria Albert Museum of London. (Currently seeking permission to use image)

century band with animals in roundels, worked in gold thread on silk twill. In the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; photograph by Timothy Mitchell.

Index of Christian Art - Opus Anglicanum: - Pienza: Museum, Museo Diocesano

The Index of Medieval Art, Princeton University

Liturgical vestments of the Order of the Golden Fleece, dated c 1425-1440, from Burgundy. (close-up of one character)

Liturgical vestments of the Order of the Golden Fleece, dated c from Burgundy. Notice the seaming over the bust

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Cope

Cope, (made). Embroidered fragments from a cope with The Tree of Jesse.

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