Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York

Seventeenth century English embroidered picture. Seventeenth century English embroidered picture. Copyright Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Gift of the estate of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper. Registration No. 1957-180-2.

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York was founded in 1897 and currently houses more than two hundred thousand objects, among which some three thousand embroideries from all over the world and from all ages.

The embroidery collection is particularly strong in European and American embrodieries from the seventeenth century to the present day. There are numerous samplers of various types, as well as sample books and pattern books.

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Museum website (retrieved 22th August 2018).

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 22th August 2018)

WV (26th August 2018)

 

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