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$50 US  baby's cap embroidered with flowers and fruit in coloured silks and metal thread. Original: probably mid-18th century

Baby's cap embroidered with flowers and fruit in coloured silks and metal thread.

Schiaparelli - Robe et Gants Assortis - Collection 'Musique' - Broderies Lesage - 1939

Music was the theme of Schiaparelli& collection. Correspondingly, she designed this white organza dress and gloves embroidered in metallic threads with musical-score notes and accessorized with a belt containing a working music box in the buckle

Embroidery Detail: Lieutenant Governor William Tailer’s Embroidered Silk Waistcoat (by 1730)  | Silk Damask Blog

Lieutenant Governor William Tailer’s Embroidered Silk Waistcoat (by As part of my research fellowship at the Massachussetts His.

Kyonui (embroidery) this style of embroidery dates back 1200 years. Silver & gold silk threads are used on luxurious kimonos &  Noh costumes (a traditional dance drama).

Kyonui (embroidery) this style of embroidery dates back 1200 years. Silver & gold silk threads are used on luxurious kimonos & Noh costumes (a traditional dance drama).

Evening ensemble Valentino  (Italian, born 1932) Date: spring/summer 1968 Culture: Italian Medium: silk, metallic thread, glass, rhinestones Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 23 1/2 in. (59.7 cm) Length (b): 39 1/2 in. (100.3 cm) Length (c): 19 3/4 in. (50.2 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Joanne T. Cummings, 1976

Evening ensemble Valentino (Italian, born 1932) Date: spring/summer 1968 Culture: Italian Medium: silk, metallic thread, glass, rhinestones Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 23 1/2 in. (59.7 cm) Length (b): 39 1/2 in. (100.3 cm) Length (c): 19 3/4 in. (50.2 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Joanne T. Cummings, 1976

Evening bag, c. 1940s. Cream silk knitted with beads in a rose design, gilt metal mount and clasp, lined with pink silk and lace, two pockets inside.

Evening bag, c. Cream silk knitted with beads in a rose design, gilt metal mount and clasp, lined with pink silk and lace, two pockets inside.

Anna Sui Metallic thread long cardigan Womens Jacket - review, compare prices, buy online

Anna Sui Metallic thread long cardigan Womens Jacket - review, compare prices, buy online

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This color card has actual thread samples and shows over 175 colors of Kreinik Silk Mori and Silk Serica. In addition, it has stitching hints for using Silk Mori, Silk Serica and Silk Bella.

ANTIQUE FRENCH ALTAR FRONTAL SILK TABERNACLE SILK THREADS EMBROIDERY

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ANTIQUE FRENCH ALTAR FRONTAL SILK TABERNACLE SILK THREADS EMBROIDERY

Prayer shawl (tallit)  Tafilalet, Morocco  Early 20th century  Cotton, silk-thread embroidery

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem is the largest cultural institution in the State of Israel and is ranked among the leading art and archaeology museums in the world.

Elsa Schiaparelli evening ensemble 1938 of silk velvet jacket and skirt with embroidered fronds and leaves worked in bronze and gold coloured fine metallic threads and bright metal strips. Blue and pink oval glass rhinestones form stylised flower heads. In addition, tiny blue and gold sequins are scattered over the jacket. Three embossed metal buttons resembling star-like flowers fasten the garment.The deep hue of the silk velvet sets off the rich golds of the baroque design perfectly.

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Evening ensemble consisting of embroidered silk velvet jacket and skirt, designed by Schiaparelli, Paris, Fall Museum Number

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