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Smith, David (d. 1587), embroiderer and benefactor

Ian W. Archer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/93686

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Smith, David (d. 1587), embroiderer and benefactor, is of unknown origins. Having been presumably apprenticed in the Broderers' Company of London, of which he became a prominent member, he joined the Elizabethan wardrobe establishment at Elizabeth's accession, sharing work with William Middleton: whereas ...

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Subjects: Education ; Textiles and Embroidery ; Social and Cultural History ; Society and Culture ; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art

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