8689 objects are associated with this tag (a maximum of 100 are shown here).
chair seat cover
Embroidered in wool and silk on canvas, English, 1700-50, basket of flowers
Textile, ribbon, gold-wrapped thread, braided, Madras, ca. 1855
Textile, gold wire, Hyderabad, ca. 1855
Textile, flattened gold wire, Hyderabad, ca. 1855
Textile, bodice, woven cotton, silk embroidery, India, ca. 1855-1879
Textile, bands of embroidery, silver-wrapped and gold-wrapped thread on cotton, India, ca. 1855-1879
Textile, bodice (choli), cotton, Lahore, ca. 1855
Bodice (choli), woven silk and silver thread, applied gold-wrapped and silver-wrapped thread, India. ca. 1855-1879
Bodice, red lace, gold applied work, couched, Delhi, ca. 1855
Textile, slipper front, cotton, gold-wrapped thread and gold and silver wire embroidery, India, ca. 1855-1879
Slipper front parts
Textile, parts of a slipper front, cotton, gold-wrapped thread and gold wire embroidery, India, ca. 1867
Slipper front part
Poster made by U-Print, co-authored with Cardiff Cyraenians, as part of a campaign to combat homelessness, depicting a square panel embroidered with flowers and the slogan 'HOME WHAT HOME', 1981
F, Portuguese, c1630-1660, pale yellow silk embroidery in chainstitch on linen in 'Indo-Portuguese' style
Obi (belt) in figured satin silk with scattered chrysanthemums and squares depicting floral motifs and phoenixes, in applied gold leaf together with embroidery in metallic thread, Japan, ca.1960.
Kimono in figured satin silk with scattered chrysanthemums and squares depicting floral motifs and phoenixes, Japan, ca.1960
Textile, brown cotton, probably cover, phulkari, embroidered in polychrome silk, probably Punjab, ca. 1855-1879
Tex, China, 20th century. Lounge pyjama ensemble consisting of blue silk top, jacket and a pair of trousers, embroidered with Chinese landscape motifs in silk.
Tex, China, 20th century. Cream silk jacket embroidered floral and birds motifs in pastel silks.
Silk collar, edged with red ribbon, embroidered with poppy motifs, England, 1917-1925
Designs (4) on one sheet for 'Waves Counterpane', two cushions and a bolster.
Unfinished panel of needlework, partially embroidered with wool and silk threads, in tent stitch, on linen canvas, France (probably), ca.1720-50
Sari and blouse
Sari and blouse, 'Pebble Stream', silk cream base with yellow sujni emboridery, designed by Swati Kalsi for Jiyo!, emroidered in Bihar by Guriya Kumari, Rani Kumari, Anisa Kumari and Khushboo Kumari, India 2011-2012, blouse made of matching cream silk, fabric woven in India, tailored in London
Burqa, blue pleated cotton with silk embroidery; Afghanistan, ca.1930
Burnoose cape of handpainted silk with wooden bead edging, made by the Omega Workshops.
The garment is made from natural coloured silk and painted a central circular motif featuring a bat in the centre, the design appears to eminate out from this central point with green diagonal lines surrounded by a border featuring beetle motifs surrounded by purple, pink and orange lines. The edge of the garment has a geometric patterned border in purple, pink and orange and is trimmed with pink silk embroidery thread, threaded with pink wooden beads and worked in a blanket stitch. The central neckline and the waistline have green silk and wooden bead tassle closures.
Tex, China, 21st century. Couture dress, white organza, lace, embroidery, dragon, by Huishan Zhang, China, A/W 2011.
Three metre length of furnishing fabric, embroidered silk, 'Anastasia Sapphire', by The Designers Guild, 2007.
Three metre length of furnishing fabric, machine embroidered silk, 'Amelie' from the Taillandier Collection, by The Designers Guild, 2007.
muslin embroidered in coloured silks
Pocket, crocheted cotton and wool, inscribed with 'VICTORIA AND ALBERT', Great Britain, ca. 1840
Furnishing fabric, three metre length of printed cotton velvet, slate, 'Starburst', from the 'Urban Velvet Collection', Natasha Marshall, UK, 2006.
Embroidered dressing gown and belt
Woman's embroidered dressing-gown or house-coat, pink with blue flowers, Kashmir, ca.1940s.
Womans tunic (kurta)
Long tunic of purple silk with gold-wrapped thread embroidery around the neck. Kashmir, ca.1900-1950.
Woman's head-cover of very pale yellow fine silk gauze embroidered with sequins and metal-wrapped thread. Delhi, ca.1980s.
Furnishing textile fragment
Compound woven silk and linen furnishing fragment, probably made in Europe, 14th century
Fan case of embroidered silk satin, China, late 19th century
Belt flap of embroidered silk satin, China, late 19th century
Back rest of embroidered silk satin with gilt and silver thread, China, 1870-1930
Patchwork sewing case, England, ca. 1820-1850
Sampler, linen ground, embroidered in coloured silks, elephant and tigers, Mary Ann Robinson, British, 1836.
Homemade belt made of two strands of braid, Great Britain, 1990-1996
Kantha, embroidered cotton, Bengal, early 20th century.
Kantha, coverlet, quilted and embroidered cotton, Bengal, early 20th century.
Kantha, layered and quilted cotton with embroidered design of triangles on white ground, Bengal, 1900-1950.
Coverlet, quilted layers of white cotton embroidered in black, red and yellow thread in a tree design, Bengal, early 20th century.
Coverlet, layered white cotton embroidered with black and red cotton thread, tree design, Bengal, early 20th century.
Underskirt of cotton edged with machine-made broiderie anglais, Moravia, 1900-1940
Textile, 'Topologies: Made at the V&A', of lace thread, knitted and crocheted, pinned on wood, made by Anne Wilson, London, 2008.
Length of cotton 'black-out' fabric used for a patchwork coverlet by Griselda Lewis, British, ca. 1930.
Burse embroidered with silk and metal threads, France, 20th century
Study for 'Memoriam', transparent plastic and steel wire wool, silk screen of lace wedding veil printed on plastic, designed and made by Michele Walker, British, 2002
Belt of purple coloured velvet decorated with a scrolling border in gilt thread embroidery, Iran, 1850-1900.
Napkin, linen, embroidered with an elephant with children on its back. Palmaner, Andhra Pradesh, ca.1925. textile
Shirt of embroidered white cambric, designed by Betty Jackson, Great Britain, 1990
Canvaswork chair seat, Bacchus in chariot with leopards, 1730-50, English
Loose cover for a chair, yellow silk damask with blue and white applied decoration, English, ca. 1720
Embroidered ribbon sample, made in France, early 20th century
Embroidered ribbon silk sample, made in France, early 20th century
Cap, crocheted wool, Bluebird Garage, British, 1993.
Theatrical ensemble of robe, mantle, brooch and a pair of shoes worn by Henry Irving as King Lear, 1892, Act I, at the Lyceum under Irving's management.
Postcard, embroidered, France, World War I, 1914-1918.
Album of embroidery designs, ca. 1836-1854 by Sarah Bland (1810-1905)
'A Chinese Dream' machine stitched paper patchwork quilt designed and made by Susan Stockwell, British, 2010
Skein of embroidery silk
Twisted skein of embroidery silk, made in England, 1910-1920.
Twisted skein of embroidery silk, made by James Pearsall & Co Ltd., England, 1910-1920.
Roundel, silk gauze with embroidery in silk and gold thread, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century
Roundel, blue silk satin with embroidery in silk and gold thread, China, Qing dynasty, late 19th century
Roundel, silk gauze with embroidery in silk and metallic thread, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century
Robe, embroidery in gold thread on silk, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century
Tasselled hat, embroidered cotton, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (autonomous region), China, 19th century or early 20th century
Panel, woven silk with embroidery in silks and gold thread, China, Qing dynasty, 1850-1900
Waist ornament for an evening dress, made by Eveline Gordon, Great Britain, 1926-1928