This book provides photographs of portraits, miniatures, tomb sculptures, engravings, woven textiles and embroideries of clothes found in the wardrobe of Queen Elizabeth. It is an invaluable reference for students of the history of dress and embroidery, for social historians and art historians.
Table of Contents
1. In the Eye of the Beholder 2. Portraits of the Qeen 3. Robes of Ceremony 4. Designs for Jewellery and Embroidery: Their Sources and Symbolism 5. Gifts of Clothing and Jewels 6. The Pursuit of Fashion 7. The Wardrobe of Robes 8. The Queen ’s Artificers 9. Editor ’s Note on the Transcripts of the Stowe and Folger Inventories and Extracts from the New Yea r’s Gift Rolls, an a Warrants for the Ward robe of Robes 10. The Inventory Made in July 1600 of the Contents of the Wardrobe of Robes at the Tower of London and within the Court 11. The Inventory Made in July 1600 of the Contents of the Office of the Ward robe of Robes at Black friars, with a List of Personal Jewels Lost since 1586