Agnes Richter- asylum embroidery jacket - the linen jacket above was made by Agnes Richter, a seamstress and patient in an Austrian asylum during the late 1800′s. She constructed the jacket from cloth typically used in the institution and embroidered her story onto the jacket.
England, c.1610-1615. Linen embroidered with silk and silver thread. Worn by Margaret Layton, wife of the king’s Yeoman of the Jewel House, in a painting by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger. V Museum | http://www.pinterest.com/pin/138837600986863161/