Daily Archives: October 19, 2012

Embroidered Elizabethan Jacket: insects and early entomologists

Craftsmen have always had great fun exercising their skills in depicting all sorts of creatures in the flower garden. Illuminated manuscripts cram their jewel bright borders with small mammals, birds, butterflies, bees and refined creepy crawlies, while books like the Macclesfield Psalter have margins and borders jostling with the most humorous and cartoon-like animals, both […]

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