Embroidery (Visual works)

Stitchery

Refers to works characterized by a pattern or design executed in stitches using thread or fine wire. The designs are typically executed on textiles, but leather, paper, or another media may also be used; the designs may be intended to be framed, or to decorate apparel, bed linens, furniture coverings, pillows, altar cloths, ceremonial hangings, or other items.

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Date: 1925 - 1926 Ref: Eph-C-EXHIBITION-1925-03 Description: Souvenir pale blue cotton handkerchief commemorating the Dunedin exhibition of 1925-1926, shows an illustration of the central fountain and garden court with...
Date: 1928 Ref: Eph-C-AVIATION-1928-02 Description: Handkerchief commemorating Kingsford-Smith's trans-Tasman flight, has the name "Maggie" embroidered in pink cotton at one corner. In the diagonally opposite...
Artist unknown :[Silk cushion cover with embroidered postcards relating to the First World War. 1915-1920]
Date: 1915 - 1919 By: Henderson, Robert James, 1885-1980 Ref: C-153-001 Description: Cushion cover (very fragile) is composed of a plain centre, bordered with a lace inset and with a border of embroidered postcards on fine silk, with message...
[Embroidered postcard]. NZ New Zealand. From the front to Rene with love [From Willie. ca 1916-1917?]
Date: 1916 - 1917 From: [Christmas cards sent during the First World War, from and to soldiers and other service personnel. 1914-1916]. Ref: Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-WWI-1916-04 Description: Postcard shows an embroidered panel showing a New Zealand shield with four stars, a fern leaf, some forget-me-nots and a red scroll with the word New Zealand...
Date: 1916 - 1918 By: Moule, John, 1878-1958 Ref: Curios-005-034 Description: Pale blue lace-bordered cushion has an appliqued lace panel pocket showing text, the British coat of arms, and a wreath of red flowers. Quantity: 1 curio(s)...
Date: 1916 - 1918 By: Moule, John, 1878-1958 Ref: Curios-005-033 Description: Green silk handkerchief with embroidered corner showing text and flowers (rose, shamrock and blue flower), a British shield, and the flags of Belgium, Nether...
Date: 1916 Ref: Curios-024-b-007 Description: Embroidered insignia of the New Zealand Army Engineers on recto, with flowers above the insignia. On verso is a written message from J. Dickie, N. Z. E. date...
Date: 1918 From: Artist unknown :[Embroidered World War I postcards from France] 1918 By: Thomas, Albert, 1887-1938; Thomas, A F (Mr), active 1991 Ref: Curios-024-b-019 Description: Embroidered message on recto with a laurel wreath in a the centre surrounding the date 1918 and French and British flags on either side Quantity: 1 curio(s)...
Date: 1918 By: Thomas, Albert, 1887-1938; Thomas, A F (Mr), active 1991 Ref: Curios-024-b-018/019 Description: Embroidered messages on recto: (Curios-24b-19) "Souvenir de France: 1914 ... 1918". (Curios-24b-18) "To my dear wife from your loving husband" Quantity: 2 ...
Date: 1918 Ref: Curios-024-b-011 Description: Embroidered message on recto of one card: "Souvenir de France: 1918", with written message from France, dated 25 February 1918; The other card contains an e...
Date: 1930 - 1960 By: Everton, Margaret Eila, 1919-2010 Ref: Curios-039-012/021 Description: Includes: Metal badges: 012: Auckland Teachers' Training College, with motto: Totis veribus 013: Auckland City. Year elected 1928 (badge on pin) 014: Aucklan...
Date: 1915 - 1920 By: Henderson, Robert James, 1885-1980 Ref: D-036-001 Description: Cushion cover is painted in the centre with a depiction of the Ypres Market building, "Les Halles d'Ypres" entitled in embroidered letters (the building was ...
Date: 1951 From: Tahiwi, Mairatea, 1908- :[One embroidery and two weaving samples. ca 1951]. Ref: Curios-029-024-1 Description: Includes circular embroidery in red and black on cream, showing a carved Maori whare, with peripheral circle containing the words: "Te Ropu Wahine Maori Toko...
Date: 1943 - 1945 By: Beale, Gilbert Marsden, 1897-1972 Ref: G-016 Description: Shows a Maori girl in traditional korowai or tasselled cloak, and wearing a tipare or headband, and feather in her long hair. She is holding a greenstone tik...
[Embroidered postcard]. New Zealand NZ Onward. M.J. o B. Paris (Marque deposee) [ca 1916-1917?]
Date: 1916 - 1917 From: [Christmas cards sent during the First World War, from and to soldiers and other service personnel. 1914-1916]. Ref: Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-WWI-1916-05 Description: Postcard has an embroidered panel showing a New Zealand flag, a crown and a wreath with "NZ Onward", the Army's logo. The verso show a handwritten message fr...
Date: 2000 - 2002 By: Trung tam thong tin tu' lieu khoa hoc va` cong nghe qu'oc gia (Vietnam) Ref: B-156-014 Description: An embroidery showing street vendors, basket carriers and buyers, in an area in front of buildings with tiled roofs of an East Asian or Chinese style. Accom...
Date: 1953 From: Alington family :[Assorted watercolours, lithographs, sketches and curios, either by or belonging to family members. ca 1833-1961] By: Alington, William Hildebrand, 1929- Ref: Curios-042-010 Description: Shows the university crest or coat of arms, featuring three kiwi along the upper edge of a shield. An open book shows the motto 'Ingenio et labore' (By natur...
Date: 1953 From: Alington family :[Assorted watercolours, lithographs, sketches and curios, either by or belonging to family members. ca 1833-1961] By: Alington, William Hildebrand, 1929- Ref: Curios-042-009 Description: Shows the university crest or coat of arms, featuring three kiwi along the upper edge of a shield flanked by fern leaves. An open book shows the motto 'Ingen...
Date: 1918 From: Various artists :[Curios, badges, medals and awards from the Porritt papers] Ref: Curios-040-041 Description: Cap to be worn by students at Selwyn College, Dunedin. The retailer's label, J Ballantyne & Co., is stitched inside at the crown, and the name of the owner A...
Date: 1950 - 1999 By: Temple Sinai (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: Curios-023-011 Description: Blue velvet bag fringed with gold cord features an embroidered Jewish star with Hebrew inscription, above a red sprig of leaves. Quantity: 1 curio(s). Phys...