EXTANT EMBROIDERY
There is a certain crossover due to quite a few of these extant items being embroidered in a variety of techniques
March 2010 : Links updated
 

ASSISI
Assissi embroideries in the V&A    
 
BLACKWORK
16th - 17thC Coifs 
17thC style baby clothes /shirt
17thC to 20thC renaissance style embroidered shirts
 
CREWEL
16th - 17thC Coifs
 
CROSS STITCH
17thC to 20thC renaissance style embroidered shirts
 
COUNTED STITCH
14thC embroidered bands
14thC pillow 
14th - 15thC german bag
14th - 15thC german pouch
14th - 15thC stole
14th - 15thC german band
 
ELIZABETHAN
Elizabethan embroideries  
 
GOLD AND SILVER GILT
11th - 13thC bands and other fragments
Early 13thC seal bag
Mid 13thC fragments
13thC german angel and griffin
14thC angel
14thC chausable
14thC embroidered bands
14thC funeral pall
16th - 17thC Coifs
17thC embroidered knitted nightshirts  
 
LONG ARMED CROSS STITCH
 
OPUS ANGLICANUM
13th or 14thC pillow
1300-20 Syon cope
 
WEAVE SEAM
17thC to 20thC renaissance style embroidered shirts
17thC style baby clothes /shirt
 
WHITEWORK
 
 
EXTANT EMBROIDERY AND TECHNIQUES ON OTHER WEBSITES
* 16th and 17th Century Coifs , webpage with photoes of coifs, information and dates
* A Blackwork Embroidery Primer, historic background , stitches, books, illustrations
* Articles about Embroidery , from Filum Aureum, the newsletter of West Kingdom Needleworkers Guild
* A stitch out of time , mostly 14th and 15thC german counted stitch and long-armed cross stitch , well documented
* Designs, Period, A Book of Medieval, Renaissance,and Heraldic Patterns for Needlework,with Many Charted from Original Embroidery Pieces of the Period.
* Frog purse, first half of the 17th century, enter 001413 in search field, Museum of London
*
Historical resources , superb website covers most of Europe, techniques and the sca period
* Is Bargello Period ?, an embroidery technique that can be traced to the 16thC, but is mainly a 17thC and later technique
* Medieval beadwork page , possibly everything you could want to know about bead embroidery in the sca period
* Medieval Embroidery -Some Charted Examples , 14th and 15thC patterns of extant icelandic altar hanging and german pillow and box
* The Blackwork Embroidery Archives, Original Blackwork patterns inspired by historical sources
 
 
MEDIEVAL GERMAN EXTANT EMBROIDERY FROM BILDINDEX
 
* 13thC pleated and embroidered linen alba ;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI01602f09a.jpg

http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI01602f10a.jpg

http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI01602f11a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI01602f12a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI01602f13a.jpg
 
* 1300 Fasten- oder Hungertuch: embroidered linen;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI00772d03a.jpg
 
* 14thC Leinendekke ; beautiful work !
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI00774c07a.jpg
 
* 14thC Leinendekke ; fragments with same embroidery can be found in the V&A;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI00774c05a.jpg
 
* 13thC Weissleinendekke; embroidered linen;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/mi09319h08a.jpg
 
* 1250-1300 Tischdekke; embroidered linen tablecloth (?);
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/mi11304a05a.jpg
 
* 14thC Silk embroidered purses; one in an unusual technique;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI11904f07a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI01603a07a.jpg
 
* 13thC Embroidered relique fragments;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI11904e09a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI11904e10a.jpg
 
* 13thC Embroidered reliquebox; nice work !
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI11651c07a.jpg
 
* 13thC Dalmatica; gold on silk ;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI05490c02a.jpg
 
* Begining of 14thC, Humerale; colored silk embroidery on linen;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI11904f01a.jpg
 
* 1200-50 Stola in longarmed crossstitch : (see Göss vestments for same pattern)
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI01602f01a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI01602e14a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI01602e13a.jpg
 
* 1160-70 or 1250ish Chausable from Aachen; gold on blue silk;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/mi00011b05a.jpg
 
* 14thC Embroidery band ; silk on linen;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI07917e14a.jpg
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI07917f01a.jpg
* The pattern charted by R.Wymarck;
http://home.earthlink.net/~wymarc/asoot/stitch/westpat.htm
 
* 1300 Kasel (??) ; gold eagle on blue silk, detail;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/mi11037g02a.jpg
 
* Begining of 13th C ,Otto the 4ths Kaisermantel; possibly english embroidery on byzantine silk;
http://www.bildindex.de/bilder/MI04217g03a.jpg