The Oxburgh Embroideries by Unknown Artist

Unique examples of a type of 16th century hanging; four wall hangings and fragments, with complex monograms, emblems and animals in many small panels, on a background of green velvet with inter-lace pattern in gold.


Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £3,000)
Acquired in:
Sir Edmund Beddingfield

The illustration shows a close-up detail of the Marian Tapestry by Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth Countess of Shrewsbury shown by their royal and personal monograms in the applique.


Lord Montague; Hon Mary Browne, who married Sir Richard Bedingfield in 1761; in the possession of the Bedingfields of Oxenburgh since 18th century

Venue details

Oxburgh Hall Oxborough, KING'S LYNN Norfolk PE33 9PS 01366 328 258

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £9.60)

For full details of seasonal opening times please check the Oxburgh Hall website