We would like to wish you all a happy weekend with a historical textile.
This week we focus on a lovely silk embroidery from England. It’s a high class work aka Opus Anglicanum. The embroidery comes from Skå church and is dated to
1250- 1350 AD. Now in the collections of Statens Historiska museum in Sweden.
Silk on linen. Here we can see a close up on a table cloth. Table cloths of the time were often depicted as woven in goose eye/ twill variation.