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.
The Oxburgh Embroideries by Unknown Artist, 15001600
© National Trust Photographic Library/ John Hammond
- 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