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Broderie aux lÈopards rÈalisÈe pour Edouard III d'Angleterre

Opus Anglicanum – Decorative Needlework, Lauding the Divine

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The historical aspect of decorative needlework from medieval times is both diverse and full of richness, as humankind gained a new interest in the visible world. An exhibition in London at the V & A Museum 2016-2017 showcased Opus Anglicanum: masterpieces of English medieval embroidery, helping to document costume divine….

Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600s – 1900s at NGV

Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600s – 1900s at NGV

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Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600s – 1900s a free show at National Gallery of Victoria will inspire interest in the ancient art and craft of embroidery

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Elizabeth 1 The Iron Queen – Portrait of Power and Influence

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Elizabeth 1 was the ultimate feminist, fashioning herself and her kingdom into a major world power by believing in the qualities of the men who surrounded her