Amazing online resource
Today, I am going to introduce you to a fantastic online museum catalogue: the online collection of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. You'll have access to the digital collection of the many important museums in Berlin, Germany. And although not all embroidered pieces have been digitized yet, there are hundreds of gems to be discovered. Whether you like whitework or folk embroidery. Although the website can be changed to English, searching in German gets you the better results. So below are a few screenshots of what you should enter where for best results.
If you follow the link to the online catalogue, this is what the entry page looks like.
Now fill in "Stickerei" in the search box and click the little magnifier.
You'll now see the first 12 entries with pictures of a total of 561 embroidered objects in the museum collection.
You can use the little arrows to navigate through the many pages with results.
Clicking on a picture provides you with detailed information on a particular object. Changing the language to English unfortunately doesn't help. If you click again on the picture it will enlarge.
However, if you would like a really good picture with high-resolution, click on the Multimedia tab below the picture and then click on the picture that appears.
That’s fantastic!! Thank you so much!
Always happy to provide rabbit holes, Claire!
ANDREA VAN ROY
Dank U Jessica ! Heel fijn!
Graag gedaan en dank je wel!
Thank you! And thank goodness nobody moderates my screen time.
You are welcome, Elina! I originally searched for medieval goldwork (of which there is not much), but when I entered the generic term for embroidery, I was blow away by the results.
goede tip! Dank
Fabulous way to spend time . Thank you.
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