Embroidered Hanging Date: late century Geography: Made in, probably Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany Culture: German Medium: Silk on linen, painted inscriptions Dimensions: 63 x 62 in. x cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered Accession Number:
The appliqué design on this linen textile is executed in a color similar to the base fabric. On one edge, four pointed lappets are suspended from the rectangular fabric by a row of threads. The lappets alternate between two designs
English In the New Year's Gifts of is this entry; 'one smock of fyne Holland cloth,fair wrought with black silk'. The embroidery on this smock (V&A) includes an eglantine rose and a Tudor rose .The Queen was given many similar blackwork garments.