Embroidery from the 16th and 17th Centuries

Talk |

Thursday 8 March 2012 - 14:30 until 15:30

This talk looks at British embroidery from the late 1500s to the mid-17th century, a period renowned for the high level of skill shown by both professionals and amateurs.

It will focus on three ArtFunded objects from Glasgow’s Burrell Collection.The design and techniques used to create these exceptional items will be explored alongside questions of why and where they were used.

Part of this season’s series of talks at the Wallace Collection which explores the relationship between traditional and contemporary craft-making techniques.

Venue information

Opening times

Daily, including bank holidays, 10am – 5pm Closed 24 – 26 Dec

Entry details

Tickets £10

To book simply call, 0844 415 4151 from Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm.

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)