27 October 2006

15th Century Embroidery Inside Manuscript

I found this while surfing around the other day. From the very limited info on the page, it is a small piece of 15th Century silk embroidery found on the inside of a manuscript. The manuscript is held by the New York Public Library. Search for: embroidery flyleaf

Details are: Needlework attached to flyleaf.
In: Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600. > [Hours, use of Rome] (created ca. 1480 )
Library Division: Humanities and Social Sciences Library / Manuscripts and Archives Division Item/Page/Plate Number: f. ii verso
Specific Material Type: mss. text
Subject(s): Embroidery, Holy Shroud
Digital Image ID: 425878
Digital Record ID: 248110
NYPL Call Number: MA 31