Advent calendar 18 December 2017

Our eighteenth calendar post is an embroidery. From Västerås- Barkarö church, Sweden. It’s a work from north Germany.

Here we can see a close up on the embroidery. Metal thread embroidered on linen. The metal is spun around a silk core.

The item dates to ca. 1500 AD.

Now in collections of Historiska museet, Sweden

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