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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1600-1630 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen, embroidered with silk; hand-sewn and embroidered, linen bobbin lace

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A woman's linen hood embroidered in blackwork speckling with black silk in a design of scrolls and flowers, with linen bobbin lace trimming.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1600-1630 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Linen, embroidered with silk; hand-sewn and embroidered, linen bobbin lace


Length: 53.8 cm front edge

Descriptive line

A woman's hood embroidered with floral design, bobbin lace trimming, Britain, 1600-1630

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

John Lea Nevinson, Catalogue of English Domestic Embroidery of the Sixteenth & Seventeenth Centuries, Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Textiles, London: HMSO, 1938, p.83, plate LVII


Linen; Silk thread


Hand sewing; Technique; Hand embroidery; Technique; Bobbin lace making

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Flowers (plants)


Images Online; Textiles; Clothing; Accessories; Hats and Headware; Embroidery; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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