Thursday, December 3, 2020

Embroidery Designs - Strawberries

I'm trying to keep track of different types of embroidery motifs for easy reference. Here are some strawberry designs; I plan to keep updating them when I have time.

From 'A Scholehouse for the Needle' (1624):

https://trc-leiden.nl/trc-needles/texts-films-customs-and-event/designs-and-design-books/schole-house-for-the-needle




 

From 'The Trevellyon Miscellany' (1608):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trevelyon_Miscellany_of_160

 https://folgerpedia.folger.edu/Word_%26_Image:_The_Trevelyon_Miscellany_of_1608

 




4 comments:

  1. Thanks Cathy! Lots more to find and put in as well. As you would know, strawberries were a very popular Elizabethan motif and Queen Elizabeth I had lots of images painted with embroidered articles featuring them. I just need to find more hours in the day!

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  2. Wonderful job. I love those strawberries and design as well.. Thanks a lot.

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