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King James Bible, 1619

The Holy Bible 1619 Bridwell Library's earliest embroidered binding. On this Bible, silver and gold threads stitched into purple velvet. The Gilt metal catches for the fore-edged clasps feature pairs of joined hands

"The Holy Bible" covered with green silk satin and embroidered in a symmetrical vine pattern using metallic yarns. The embroidery is very high relief.

"The Holy Bible" covered with green silk satin and embroidered in a symmetrical vine pattern using metallic yarns. The embroidery is very high relief.

By Stephen J. Gertz Dario Ecclesiatico Para o Reino de Portugal, Principalmente Para A Guide de Lisboa, Para o Anno de 1822. Lisboa [Lis...

The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. [bound with] The Whole Book of Psalmes. London: Henry Hills [and John Field]: Companie of Stationers,

Embroidered Book Cover ~ England, Great Britain ~ 1631 ~ Canvas covered with satin, embroidered with silver and silver-gilt threads, spangles and colored silk ~ The design on the back and front consist of an oval cartouche with a soldier in armor and helmet with raised visor pointing to the sun emerging from clouds above.  The binding contains a copy of the Bible printed in London in 1631 ~ V & A Museum

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Canvas book cover covered with satin, embroidered with silver and silver-gilt threads, spangles and coloured silk, England, 1631

Du Bartas his deuine weekes and workes translated: and dedicated to the Kings most excellent Maiestie by Iosuah Syluester. 1611. From Folger Shakespeare Library.

Du Bartas his deuine weekes and workes translated: and dedicated to the Kings most excellent Maiestie by Iosuah Syluester. From Folger Shakespeare Library.

Book cover Date: ca. 1624 Culture: British Medium: Satin worked with silk and metal thread. Dimensions: H. 13 1/4" x W. 9 1/4" x D. 3 3/8" (17.5 x 12.1 cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered

The Bible, The Book of Common Prayer, The Book of Psalms with Royal Stuart arms ~ ~ British ~ Satin worked with silk and metal thread ~ Classification: Textiles-Embroidered ~ Metropolitan Museum of Art

Century: XVII Date: 17 in. 1658 Material: silver, gems, pearls, velvet. Storage Location: Yaroslavl State Historical-Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve Origin: From the Church of Elijah the Prophet. (lib.pstgu.ru)

Century: XVII Date: 17 in. Storage Location: Yaroslavl State Historical-Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve Origin: From the Church of Elijah the Prophet.

Book cover and book mark

Book cover and book mark

Embroidered binding for 'The Book of Common Prayer' and bookmark, possibly by Broderers Company, embroidered in London, ca.

Embroidered velvet book with scroll and floral pattern. Orationis Dominic: explicatio (Geneva, 1583), collection:

ancient-serpent: century embroidered velvet book with scroll and floral pattern Embroidered velvet book with scroll and floral pattern. Orationis Dominic: explicatio (Geneva, collection: The British Library

Illustrated 'tree' wall hanging or area rug.

Art is a journey into the most unknown thing of all - oneself. Nobody knows his own frontiers… I.

Обложки книг, украшенные ручной вышивкой. Западная Европа, XVII век.

Band of white silk 1615 - 1620 White silk, embroidered silk, metal partly in relief, beads and sequins. Wooden boards, gilt silver corner pieces and locks Bindings of the Royal Library

enameled girdle book cover. A cover like this would have contained a small book of psalms or prayers.

An enameled girdle-book cover that would have contained a small book of psalms or prayers. It would have hung from the girdle of an Elizabethan English Hugh hyynoblewoman.

Treasure Binding. LINDAU GOSPELS, back cover (8th century Anglo-Saxon work) © The Morgan Library, New York, NY, USA. (Photo edited to show detail. See original at link.)  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lindau_Gospels  ... [Do not remove caption. Crediting the copyright holder is required by law]  Promote our Museums & encourage them to share their treasures! Identify the artwork, artist & holding museum.  Link directly to the Museum's site.

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Early Carolingian metalwork cover, Lindau Gospels, Austria, C 8

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