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Embroidered Collection

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary

Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary consort, George V wearing the Imperial State Crown, and Royal Purple Robe of State

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Dressing Shetland Shawls

Dressing Shetland Shawls
Women from the Shetland Islands dress Shetland wool shawls on large racks Date: 1908

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Norwegian Types (5 / 5) - Young Norwegian wife

Norwegian Types (5 / 5) - Young Norwegian wife
A Young Norwegian wife in traditional national costume Date: circa 1910s

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Northern Scandinavian girl

Northern Scandinavian girl in traditional costume, lisening to the sound of the sea in a conch shell. Possibly a young member of the Sami People. circa 1910s

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Victoria Diamond Jubilee celebration bookmark

Victoria Diamond Jubilee celebration bookmark
A beautifully embroidered silk bookmark to commemorate Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: American Indians. John Francis, chief of the Passamaquoddy I

American Indians. John Francis, chief of the Passamaquoddy I
Indian chief dressed in embroidered tunic and trousers from Lake Utopia, New Brunswick, Canada

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Handbag Advert / Army / Navy

Handbag Advert / Army / Navy
A selection of British made & foreign handbags, pochettes & evening bags in crepe de chine, also a beaded bag, an embroidered nightdress sachet & a bag with applique flowers

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Artemis / Diana

Artemis / Diana
The goddess of childbirth and womens rites of passage, depicted with the new moon on her head and a cape embroidered with stars

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Woman in flapper dress 1923

Woman in flapper dress 1923
Soft georgette evening gown, with cross-over bodice, edged with narrow band of self-coloured satin. Two flat panels appeared at the front and back of the skirt

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Romanian Women - Traditional costume

Romanian Women - Traditional costume
A pair of Romanian women, in traditional National costume. A particularly fine example of the highly-decorative embroidery emplyed to decorate the skirts

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Elizabeth Bowes-Lyons wedding shoes

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyons wedding shoes
Close up photograph showing the elegant, embroidered T-bar shoes worn by Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon for her wedding to Prince Albert, Duke of York on 26 April 1923. Date: 1923

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Japanese Horse

Japanese Horse
A horse tied to a tree - an embroidered fukusa, a kind of mixed media production in which some parts (such as the horses body) are embroidered, other parts painted

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Saxon Ladies / Strutt

Saxon Ladies / Strutt
Anglo-Saxons of 9th & 10th centuries: tunics (kirtles)- one with an embroidered hem, super-tunic (roc), mantles, veils or head-rails which completely cover the hair

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Advert for Gorringes womens underwear 1927

Advert for Gorringes womens underwear 1927
Advertisement for F. G Ravissant undergarments, the newest fashion of wrap-around corsets lightly boned, with dainty embroidered silk lacing and ribbon and buttoning. 1927

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Advert for Dickins & Jones lace items 1912

Advert for Dickins & Jones lace items 1912
Selection of danity lace items for Christmas gifts for women. 1912

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Croatia - Traditional National Costume (5 / 8)

Croatia - Traditional National Costume (5 / 8)
Croatia - Traditional National Costume (5/8) - Full-face view of a young man with hand on hip in decorated jerkin and cape with blue embroidered trousers

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Striped Bathing Costume

Striped Bathing Costume
Edwardian bathing beauty in a striped one-piece bathing costume & espadrilles with embroidered linen uppers & ribbon lacing

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Riding Habits 1834

Riding Habits 1834
Riding habits. Woman: imbecile sleeves, embroidered canezou, cravat & top hat. Boy: pantaloons, waistcoat with a roll collar, short jacket with gigot sleeves, ruff

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Evening Dress / Zimmerman

Evening Dress / Zimmerman
Back view of a high waisted draped gown with train by Zimmerman. An embroidered floating panel hangs from the shoulders. Worn with a toque & aigrette

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Evening Dress 1913

Evening Dress 1913
Exotic gown witih Chinese style tassels, a narrow draped satin skirt with train worn with an embroidered lace, square necked bodice with decorative cut under-sleeves

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Iya, Lady Abdy in her Venetian palazzo

Iya, Lady Abdy in her Venetian palazzo
Iya (nee de Gay), Lady Abdy. (1897-1993), Socialite; first wife of Sir Robert Abdy, 5th Baronet; daughter of George de Gay, pictured at her home

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Evening clothing with pearls and lace 1912

Evening clothing with pearls and lace 1912
Fashionable evening clothing using detailed embroidered lace and decorative pearls. 1912

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Fashionable women in new creations 1913

Fashionable women in new creations 1913
Women models wearing the latest winter beautifully decorative wraps. 1913

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Old Bleach Linen Company Advert

Old Bleach Linen Company Advert
An advertisement for The Old Bleach Linen Co. Ltd. and their new fadeless embroidered linen. Date: 1932

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Turpins Last Ride / Silk

Turpins Last Ride / Silk
Dick Turpins last ride to York and the death of his Bonnie Black Bess

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Stagecoach Good Old Days

Stagecoach Good Old Days
The Good Old Days, before train travel

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Woman in English-style dress, era of Marie Antoinette

Woman in English-style dress, era of Marie Antoinette
Woman in English-style dress with laced bodice, era of Marie Antoinette. Robe a l Anglaise le corpsage lace par derriere. Copperplate etching by Auguste Etienne Guillaumot from Costumes et coiffures

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Women of the Mordvin Moksha people in traditional costume

Women of the Mordvin Moksha people in traditional costume of embroidered skirts and many accessories. Illustration from Peter Simon Pallas Travels through the southern provinces of the Russia Empire

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Gnawa musicians - ethnic group inhabiting Morocco and Algeria in the Maghreb

Gnawa musicians - ethnic group inhabiting Morocco and Algeria in the Maghreb. Gnawa music is characterized by instrumentation

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Coronation of King George VI, robes, regalia and vestments

Coronation of King George VI, robes, regalia and vestments
Four pictures showing the changes of Kings Coronation robes and vestments during the Coronation ceremony. On the left, the King arrives at Westminster Abbey in crimson velvet Robe of State

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Gas drill in Australia, two people in gas masks, WW1

Gas drill in Australia, two people in gas masks, WW1
Two people wearing gas masks hug each other after a successful gas drill at a Military Training Camp in Australia during the First World War. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Model wearing embroidered chemise over embroidered long knickers and stockings Date: 1920s

Model wearing embroidered chemise over embroidered long knickers and stockings Date: 1920s

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Illustration of a lady in her bedroom admiring her embroidered petticoat in crepe-de-chine Date

Illustration of a lady in her bedroom admiring her embroidered petticoat in crepe-de-chine Date: 1931

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Illustration of a shawl with Singer machine embroidery Date: 1920s

Illustration of a shawl with Singer machine embroidery Date: 1920s

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Illustration of embroidered linen for a breakfast tray set Date: 1929

Illustration of embroidered linen for a breakfast tray set Date: 1929

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Model reading on a garden lounger with an umbrella, wearing very thick silk stockings

Model reading on a garden lounger with an umbrella, wearing very thick silk stockings, advertising patterns for an embroidered sunshade and knitted blanket. Date: 1935

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Advert for Peri-Lusta cotton and embroidery threads, featuring illustration of languishing lady

Advert for Peri-Lusta cotton and embroidery threads, featuring illustration of languishing lady looking at embroidered household linens. Date: 1920s

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Model wearing an embroidered jacket and carrying a matching embroidered pochette

Model wearing an embroidered jacket and carrying a matching embroidered pochette, made of perforated wool net fabric. Date: 1920s

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Cunard Line, QE2 Wedgwood teapot, embroidered badges

Cunard Line, QE2 Wedgwood teapot, embroidered badges
CUNARD: Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) Wedgwood Queen's Grill First-Class teapot. 5ins. Together with five Queen Elizabeth 2 embroidered crew badges including one when she was troopship during

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Cunard Line, ex-QE2 chair deck blanket

Cunard Line, ex-QE2 chair deck blanket
OCEAN LINER: Ex-Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) Cunard steamer chair deck blanket, embroidered Cunard Line 3032. 53ins. x 61ins

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Embroidered Dresses

Embroidered Dresses - Illustration of two elegant ladies modelling embroidered dresses. Date: 1924

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: An Embroidered Jumper for Coronation Year

An Embroidered Jumper for Coronation Year
Knitting pattern, An Embroidered Jumper for Coronation Year, with a lion design Date: 1953

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Woman out walking in a crinoline dress

Woman out walking in a crinoline dress Date: circa 1850s

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: Woman in crinoline dress, getting ready to go out

Woman in crinoline dress, getting ready to go out
Woman in crinoline dress in front of her mirror, getting ready to go out Date: circa 1850s

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: The Linen Hall Advertisement

The Linen Hall Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for Robinson and Cleaver Ltd, promoting exquisite Irish linen and the Linen Hall. The image shows a woman laying in bed, with a tea tray

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: White Star Line - First Class tartan deck blanket

White Star Line - First Class tartan deck blanket with woven White Star Line to one corner. 63 x 65 inches. Date: 20th century

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: White Star Line, embroidered badge in oak frame

White Star Line, embroidered badge in oak frame
White Star Line, period embroidered officer's cloth cap badge contained within an oak frame in the shape of a ship's wheel

Background imageEmbroidered Collection: White Star Line - damask tablecloth

White Star Line - damask tablecloth
White Star Line - large embroidered damask tablecloth with central motif and Greek key border. 82 x 48 inches. Date: 1920s



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