Heraldic Embroidery

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Background

Heraldic embroidery has existed as long as heraldry has been used as a form of personal identification. Heraldic motifs can be worked in just about any stitching technique used in the pre-1600 period.

Materials Used

Extant Pieces

To search for V and A pieces use this website - http://m.vam.ac.uk/collections/ and type in holding number (eg T.120-1932)

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