Thursday, February 1, 2007

14th century drawstring purse

  • 8*10 cm
  • embroidery: Au ver a soie silk and DMC linen
  • embroidered braid to cover seams: Au ver a soie silk
  • inside: dark blue linen fabric
  • pattern: German, 14th century, original in Victoria and Albert Museum
  • chart by Wymarc
  • 4 cm
  • Aurorasilk
  • fingerloop braiding
  • Aurorasilk

Similar purses from the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland can be found in:

Ceulemans, C. (1988), Tongeren. Basiliek O.L. Vrouwe Geboorte. I. Textiel van de vroege middeleeuwen tot het Concilie van Trente, Leuven: Peeters

Schmedding, B. (1978), Mittelalterliche Textilien in Kirchen und Klöstern der Schweiz, Bern: Abegg-Stiftung

Staufer, A. (1991), Die mittelalterlichen Textilien von St. Servatius in Maastricht, Bern: Abegg-Stiftung Riggisberg


Isis said...

It's very pretty!
I'm looking forward to see the other one you are working on :-)

Machteld said...

Thanks! I just started working on the other one, so it's going to take some time before I can show it...