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Please note that I generously received permission from the copyright holders to display the following pictures on this website. This means that the permission is exclusively for display here.

Aachen 1 Josephinischer Ornat, donated 1690/94. Detail: cover for a reading desk with crowned eagle. Padded goldwork embroidery on atlas silk.
Copyright © Domkapitel Aachen, Germany. Photo: Pit Siebig. All rights reserved. With permission
Aachen 3 Josephinischer Ornat, donated 1690/94. Venetian silk brocade and padded goldwork embroidery on red atlas silk.
Copyright © Domkapitel Aachen, Germany. Photo: Pit Siebig. All rights reserved. With permission
Aachen 2 Josephinischer Ornat, donated 1690/94. Part of a ceiling. Padded goldwork embroidery on atlas silk.
Copyright © Domkapitel Aachen, Germany. Photo: Pit Siebig. All rights reserved. With permission

Krefeld Embroidered Border, scalloped top edge. Italian. Middle of the 17th century. Flowers executed in coloured silks, gold surface couching, gold bobbin lace, spangles. Copyright © Deutsches Textilmuseum Krefeld. With permission.

Coronation Gloves Coronation Gloves. Top: replica glove for Queen Victoria's coronation on 28th June 1838. Bottom: original glove for Queen Elizabeth II's coronation 2nd June 1953. From the collection of The Worshipful Company of Glovers of London on loan to the Museum of Costume, Bath. Copyright © Bath and North East Somerset Council (Museum of Costume). With permission.
These gloves, from the 19th and from the 20th century, show both the continuation of skills in English goldwork embroidery.

Please visit the official website of the Museum of Costume, Bath.

Maidstone Embroidered Panel, English, mid-late 17th century. Charles II and Catherine of Braganza. Raised work and beadwork on white satin. Copyright © Maidstone Museum & Art Gallery. Photo: Paul Dixon. With permission. Maidstone jacket Woman's Jacket/Bodice, English early 17th century. Cream linen embroidered with peapod design in red silk floss. Given by Mrs. Stone 19th century. Copyright © Maidstone Museum & Art Gallery. Photo: Paul Dixon. With permission.

Please visit the official website of the Maidstone Museum & Art Gallery.

Embroidered Panel, English, mid-late 17th century. Raised work and beadwork. V&A museum, London. Photo: Ben Levick. With permission.
Unfinished embroidery, mid to ate 17th century, English. V&A museum, London. Photo: Ben Levick. With permission.
Embroidery Pattern book, early to mid 17th century, English. V&A museum, London. Photo: Ben Levick. With permission.    

 

I'd especially like to thank the following people:
Dr. Minkenberg, Domschatzkammer Aachen

Dr. Liesenklas, Deutsches Textilmuseum Krefeld

Penelope Ruddock, Curator, Assembly Rooms & Museum of Costume, Bath

Alison Eames, Maidstone Museum & Art Gallery

Female Costumes
Ladies' Baroque Clothing

Indoor Garments | Footwear | Accessories | Hairstyles | Head-dresses
| Development of the Fontange
Hairstyles by Vermeer | Dress Colours by Vermeer | Head-dresses by Vermeer

Costume Focus Headwear & Neckwear
| Costume Focus Working Women
Costume Focus Children's Clothing
Ladies' Costume Quotes

Male Costumes
Gentlemen's Baroque Clothing

Indoor Garments | Footwear | Accessories | Hairstyles | Head-dresses

Costume Colours by Vermeer | Hair- and Head-dresses by Vermeer

Gentlemen's Costume Quotes

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