QE1's embroidery (WAS: Re: HNW - Irish embroidery in the 1500's???)

Chris Laning claning at igc.apc.org
Wed Sep 22 20:58:52 PDT 1999


Eirny wrote:
> I
>personally saw a piece of fabric with appliqued knotwork (in the style used
>in Celtic Quilting) in the V&A in January. The piece was used as part of
>the backing of a piece embroidered by Elizabeth I.

Mind sharing some more details?

Materials, methods, motifs?

Which piece is this, and is it one of the few that are often reproduced, or
something less well known?

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