Saturday, April 25, 2009

Embroidery at the Rijksmuseum

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has a new online exhibition: Accessorize! with a selection of the (dress) accessories in their collections. All items in the exhibition are post medieval, but very worth your time!
In the image above are two pairs of embroidered slippers and a embroidered purse.


Mervi said...

Oh heavens ! Netherlands have a big historical textiles meeting at September... now it seems to be two reasons to visit your country!

Anonymous said...

That is great subject in medieval studies. I read an article about Bayeux Tapestry in The Bayeux Tapestry

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