Embroidered crucifixion – National Museums Scotland Blog

Embroidered crucifixion

Thanks to a generous donation from benefactor Leslie Durst, we have acquired an exquisite seventeenth-century embroidery with a surprising history of secret Catholic devotion. This small panel embodies entwined stories of religious faith, skilled workmanship, and the mythology of a doomed Queen. Senior Curator of Historic Textiles Helen Wyld reveals its story. Rendered with astonishing … Continue reading Embroidered crucifixion