Wednesday, 14 January 2015

17th-Century Embroidery From Haarlem, Northern Netherlands.





Red Pin-Cushion, with Christ Monogram "IHS" and Mary Monogram "MAR"
Circa 1632. Velvet, Gold Thread and Pearl. Made in the Northern Netherlands.



Chasuble depicting The Assumption of The Virgin.
Circa 1610-1624. Made by the Women's Community in Haarlem, Netherlands, known as The Maagden in den Hoeck. The Virgin is attended by throngs of Angels, while two Putti hold up The Crown which awaits Mary in Heaven. The embroidery is in Coloured Silks with Gold Thread.



Chasuble, circa 1650-1664, from Northern Netherlands, depicting Adoration of The Shepherds.
The Chasuble was intended for The Apostolic Vicar Boudewijn Catz and was probably made by
the Women's Community in Haarlem, Netherlands, known as The Maagden in den Hoeck.



Mitre, Shoes and Gloves (above and below), circa 1632.
Probably embroidered by the Women's Community in Haarlem, Netherlands,
known as The Maagden in den Hoeck.





The Grote Markt (Great Market) in Haarlem, Netherlands, with the
The Grote Kerk (Great Church) or Sint Bavokerk (Church of Saint Bavo),
which is a Protestant Church and former Catholic Cathedral.
Date: 2 December 2007 (original upload date).
Source: Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons.
(Wikimedia Commons)

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