Panel of a Coakatrice, 1673
"Signed by Marthe Edline and dated 1673. Padded lid covered with white satin and embroidered with glass beads and cpolored silks in tent and roccoco stitches.Lined with Pink Satin."
Shire Album # 57 "Beadwork" Pamela Claburn Says:
A cockatrice within a wreath, flowers, and the inscription "Martha Edlin" Dated 1673. SAtin ebrodered with silk, glass beads and stiffened ribbon; tent and roccoco stitches and couch work. Detail: 12"x14" (30.5x35.5 cm), Detail of the lid of a embroidered jewel case."
Source: The Victoria and Albert's Textile Collection: Emroidery in Britain from 1200 to 1750 Donald King and Santina Levey Canopy Books, 1993, A division of Abbeyville Press, Inc. ISBN: 1-55859-652-6

The Victoria and Albert's Textile Collection

 

This shot is included so you can see the full work straight on. I only have this shot in black and white.
-Shire Album # 57 "Beadwork" Pamela Claburn

 
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