"A slave, belonging to the class <em>quasillariae</em>, is presenting her misteress with the <em>calathus</em>, in which the wool is kept for embroidery." &mdash; Anthon, 1891

Calathus

"A slave, belonging to the class quasillariae, is presenting her misteress with the calathus,…

This cross is a piece of embroidery that is taken from a priest's robe. It has a bold design of leaves and flowers. It is worked in gold on a purple background.

Cross

This cross is a piece of embroidery that is taken from a priest's robe. It has a bold design of leaves…

This embroidery design is intended to decorate the front of a waist coat. It is a design of a cornucopia with flowers that are wrapped around.

Embroidery Design

This embroidery design is intended to decorate the front of a waist coat. It is a design of a cornucopia…

This Venetian Guipure lace border is a form of embroidery on knotted net.

Venetian Guipure Lace Border

This Venetian Guipure lace border is a form of embroidery on knotted net.

This Medieval textile pattern is a richly embroidered French silk tapestry. It is a 15th century design that includes organic elements with a geometrical framing.

Medieval Textile Pattern

This Medieval textile pattern is a richly embroidered French silk tapestry. It is a 15th century design…

A waist shirt is a cloth garment for the upper body. At first it was an undergarment worn exclusively by men. This shirt features a waist having a belt secured to and button holed tabs free from the best at the lower ends.

Waist Shirt

A waist shirt is a cloth garment for the upper body. At first it was an undergarment worn exclusively…

A French shoe of the 9th century, adorned with gems and embroidery.

French Shoe

A French shoe of the 9th century, adorned with gems and embroidery.

The Egyptian valence is a hanging textile termination with the lower end ornamentally cut. It is ornamented with cords, tassels and embroidery. The upper edge of the valence is generally fixed to moulding.

Egyptian Valence

The Egyptian valence is a hanging textile termination with the lower end ornamentally cut. It is ornamented…

The Indian-Mexican pouch valence is a hanging textile termination with the lower end ornamentally cut. It is ornamented with cords, tassels and embroidery.

Indian-Mexican Pouch Valence

The Indian-Mexican pouch valence is a hanging textile termination with the lower end ornamentally cut.…

The modern design valence is a hanging textile termination with the lower end ornamentally cut. It is ornamented with cords, tassels and embroidery.

Modern Design Valence

The modern design valence is a hanging textile termination with the lower end ornamentally cut. It is…

The modern design valence is a hanging textile termination with the lower end ornamentally cut. It is ornamented with cords, tassels and embroidery.

Modern Design Valence

The modern design valence is a hanging textile termination with the lower end ornamentally cut. It is…

The renaissance valence is a hanging textile termination with the lower end ornamentally cut. It is ornamented with cords, tassels and embroidery. The upper edge of the valence is generally fixed to moulding.

Renaissance Valence

The renaissance valence is a hanging textile termination with the lower end ornamentally cut. It is…

The Renaissance valence is a silver color hanging textile termination with the lower end ornamentally cut. It is ornamented with cords, tassels and embroidery.

Renaissance Valence

The Renaissance valence is a silver color hanging textile termination with the lower end ornamentally…