Home | Time | People | Place | Subject | Culture | Institution | myCollection
Home Search GetRecord Costume and Textiles Collection


Collection Summary

Collection Title
Costume and Textiles Collection
Collection consists of needlework chairs(see Decorative and Applied Arts), a collection of Flemish tapestries. An 18th century embroidered Chinese silk counterpane. Embroidered crewel work valances.
Local significance
Date range of collection
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated People or Organisations

Location Details

National Trust, Canons Ashby House
Daventry Northamptonshire NN11 3SD United Kingdom
Open Map
01327 860 044
01327 860168
Visiting Information
25 Mar–30 Sep '06 1–5:30 Mo Tu We Sa Su 1 Oct–5 Nov '06 1–4:30 Mo Tu We Sa Su
Building Information
The home of the Dryden family since it's construction. This Elizabethan manor house has survived more or less unaltered since c. 1710. The interior contains wall paintings and Jacobean plasterwork.
Collections Overview
Collections contain items associated wiht the histiory of the house and the Dryden family. Many items are on loan from the Dryden family. Collections include fine and decorative art, textiles, metalwork, books, furniture and woodwork.
Display Overview
Room settings throughout the house, the contents include many of the important contents returned on loan from the Dryden family which provide an intertwinging of all periods from the 1550s onwards.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

Additional Collection Information

Related Publications
Management Information (Type)
  • Museum.
Collection Owner(s)
Collection Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
Collection Custodians(s)
Associated Collection(s)

Site design by Orangeleaf Systems

This site is designed so that its contents are accessible to every type of browser. Your browser, however, may not support basic Web standards, preventing the display of our site's design details. You are encouraged to upgrade to a more standards compliant browser.