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Embroidery

Embroidery is the art of stitching ornamental designs in threads of cotton, silk, gold, or silver upon a woven fabric. Archaeological evidence indicates that human populations began widely trading embroidered goods as early as the 5th century B.C. Trade not only exposed important differences in the style and cultural meaning of embroidery, but also resulted in the migration and fusion of stitching techniques and imagery. For example, embroideries produced in Russia in the 1st century B.C. reveal influence from China, particularly Chinese chain- stitching techniques and representations of dragons.

In Medieval Europe, royalty often commissioned embroiderers to create monumental pieces commemorating their rule. Around 1080, English embroiderers, possibly nuns at Canterbury... Read more

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1 Cross Stitch Picture and 1 Embroidered Picture

August 25, 2016, 7:00 PM EST
Lynch Station , VA, USA

$2 (1 bid)

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German folk art apron circa 1930's Brocaded and heavily embroided with roses

August 27, 2016, 11:00 AM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD30 (starting bid)

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sampler, Spain, dated 1860

August 27, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Mutterstadt, Germany

€120 (starting bid)

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Renaissance Silk Embroidery Fragment on Velvet

August 27, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Atlanta, GA, USA

$200 (1 bid)

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Lot Of 6 Hand Embroided Handkerchieves

August 27, 2016, 12:15 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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August 27, 2016, 4:30 PM EST
Mountain City, GA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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The Old oaken bucket cross stich

August 27, 2016, 4:30 PM EST
Mountain City, GA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Bear the cross and wear the crown cross stitch

August 27, 2016, 4:30 PM EST
Mountain City, GA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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God  Bless Our Home cross stitch

August 27, 2016, 4:30 PM EST
Mountain City, GA, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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The Lord is My Shepherd cross stitch

August 27, 2016, 4:30 PM EST
Mountain City, GA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Home sweet home cross stitch approx. 21

August 27, 2016, 4:30 PM EST
Mountain City, GA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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No place like home cross stitch

August 27, 2016, 4:30 PM EST
Mountain City, GA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Simply to Thy Cross I Cling cross stitch

August 27, 2016, 4:30 PM EST
Mountain City, GA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Crosstitch with flowers

August 27, 2016, 4:30 PM EST
Mountain City, GA, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Rare Embroidery of Old Hong Kong 19cm x 49cm

August 28, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
sydney, Australia

AUD10 (1 bid)

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(2) Asian inspired silk pillows with embroidery

August 28, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Atlanta, GA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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7-Piece embroidered twin bed linens

August 28, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Atlanta, GA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Needle Point Framed

August 28, 2016, 10:00 AM PST
Las Vegas, NV, USA

$10 (3 bids)

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Set of 3 Framed Embroidered Silk Panels

August 30, 2016, 9:00 AM CST
Fort Worth, TX, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Old talit crown

August 31, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Mazkeret Batia, Israel

$50 (starting bid)

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Old framed embroidery, the binding of Isaac

August 31, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Mazkeret Batia, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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A Hand-embroidered Silk Cloth of a Phoenix with Flowers

September 2, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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DAMASK TABLECLOTH with eyelet embroidery and

September 6, 2016, 3:00 PM CET
Hildrizhausen, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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AN EMBROIDERY PICTURE OF CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN VASE.OH023.

September 7, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
Coram, NY, USA

$125 (starting bid)

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Framed Textile Doily

September 9, 2016, 4:00 PM EST
Malvern, PA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Sister's fancy goods

September 10, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Pittsfield, MA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Book cover and bag

September 10, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Pittsfield, MA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Antique Folk Art Embroidered Linen Panel

September 11, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Pawtucket, RI, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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French Aubusson Floral Textile Embroidery

September 17, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Cranston, RI, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Antique Silk Embroidery Memorial Capt Samuel Jones

September 18, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
Buford, GA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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