Netherlands, middle of the 17th century Copenhagen, Rosenborg Castle 68 x 66 cm Pink satin, richley embroidered with cartouches in slight relief, with a variety of gold and silvfer threads, strips, wire and cords, in couched work. Sequins and small gold sand silver balls. Birds embroidered on white satin with chenille thread in naturlaistic colours; long and short and stem stitch. Recorded in the Wardrobe Inventory of Rosenborg in 1718

Source: Schuette, Marie and Sigrid Muller-Christensen: Pictorial History of Embroidery ; NY: Frederick Praeger, 1964.


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