Embroidered book, "The Whole Booke of Psalmes" 17th Century
Marking designs on difficult fabrics - I always like historic images of people doing and prepairing crafts
Psalms, 1639. Ohio State University Library.
This is a handkerchief from the 16th century, but is very typical of the lace that was used to trim collars, etc. in the 17th century.
Book cover Date: ca. 1635 Culture: British Medium: Canvas worked with silk and metal thread, seed pearls; tent, Gobelin, and couching stitches Dimensions: Overall: 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (12.1 x 8.9 cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered
Embroidered book, English, 17th century
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