Beetle wing embroidery

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Dress, From the V&A In this i]time period, this dress would be more corre. 1870s Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Victorian Era Dresses, Victorian Gown, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Clothing, Muslin Dress

Dress, 1868-9 From the V&A In this i]time period, this dress would be more correct with hoopsunderneath!

Ivory satin gown, circa with lavish beetle wing adornments. The skirt has tiers of fringes and the sleeves are shirred and gathered. Via Kerry Taylor Auctions. 1880s Fashion, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Outfits, Steampunk, Victorian Gown, Bustle Dress, Retro Mode

Ivory satin gown, ca.1880, with lavish beetlewing adornments. The skirt has tiers of fringes and the sleeves are shirred and gathered. Kerry Taylor Auctions

Dress Materials and Techniques: Cotton muslin with beetle-wing and metal thread embroidery. The style of metal thread embroidery indicates that it was done in Britain; it does not surround each wing case as it would have done if executed in India. Vintage Outfits, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Mode, 1800s Fashion, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Steampunk Fashion, Gothic Fashion, Historical Costume

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Dress of cotton muslin, gilded metal thread and Indian jewel beetles (sternocera aeqisignata), Britain, 1868-9. Museum Number T.1698:1 to 5-2017.

BEETLE WING and METALLIC EMBROIDERED DRESS, white organdy embroidered with silver metallic floral vines, the petals and leaves of emerald green and sapphire blue appliqued beetle wings,. Vintage Outfits, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Mode, Vintage Hats, Victorian Gown, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Retro Fashion, Antique Clothing

LOT 550 BEETLE WING and METALLIC EMBROIDERED DRESS, 1860s. - whitakerauction

2-piece white organdy embroidered with silver metallic floral vines, the petals and leaves of emerald green and sapphire blue appliqued beetle wings, bodice having tiny, rounded collar, long scalloped sleeve and hem with green edging, double full skirt with three green edged scalloped and ruffled bands over a fully decorated underskirt tucked into four wide bands. B-36, W-34, overskirt L-45, underskirt L-52. (Bodice lacking closures, minor losses, some loose wings, several spots on back of…

Skirt (detail) of a Beetle Wing dress Victorian Costume, Victorian Era, Victorian Fashion, Victorian Dresses, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, Historical Dress, Embroidery Patterns, Indian Embroidery

Skirt (detail) of a Beetle Wing dress 1865-1875. The accompanying underskirt/petticoat is lost. The 5 piece Beetle Wing dress is owned by the "Oudheidkamer Enschede" (Netherlands) and is preserved at the museumdepot of Museum TwentseWelle, Enschede (Netherlands). I work as Volunteer textielconservation at museum TwentseWelle and this dress is one of my favorites.

Bodice (detail sleeve) of a Beetle Wing dress The 5 piece dress is… Clothing And Textile, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, 1800s Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Vintage Costumes, Vintage Outfits, Couture Outfits, Steampunk Costume

Bodice (detail sleeve) of a Beetle Wing dress 1865-1875. The 5 piece dress is owned by the "Oudheidkamer Enschede" (Netherlands) and is preserved at the museumdepot of Museum TwentseWelle, Enschede (Netherlands). I work as Volunteer textielconservation at museum TwentseWelle and this dress is one of my favorites.

Shawl | V&A Search the Collections Hand Embroidery, Embroidery Designs, Indian Fabric, Old Clothes, Gold Work, Vintage Accessories, Victorian Fashion, Beetle, Vintage Outfits

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Textile, shawl, cotton net, applied beetle-wing and silver-wrapped thread, India, ca. 1855-1879. Museum Number 6181(IS).

Fripperies and Fobs — Dress, From the V&A Victorian Era Dresses, Victorian Gown, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, 1800s Clothing, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, Vintage Gowns, Vintage Outfits

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Dress of cotton muslin, gilded metal thread and Indian jewel beetles (sternocera aeqisignata), Britain, 1868-9. Museum Number T.1698:1 to 5-2017.

Bodice (detail, front) of a Beetle Wing dress The 5 piece dress is… Victorian Era, Victorian Fashion, Green Wing, Civil War Fashion, Civil War Dress, Textiles Techniques, Gold Work, Beetles, Sheer Dress

Bodice (detail, front) of a Beetle Wing dress 1865-1875. The 5 piece dress is owned by the "Oudheidkamer Enschede" (Netherlands) and is preserved at the museumdepot of Museum TwentseWelle, Enschede (Netherlands). I work as Volunteer textielconservation at museum TwentseWelle and this dress is one of my favorites.

Skirt (detail) of a Beetle Wing dress Embroidery Dress, Machine Embroidery, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Clothing, Victorian Era, Victorian Dresses, Civil War Fashion, Fashion Details

Skirt (detail) of a Beetle Wing dress 1865-1875. The accompanying underskirt/petticoat is lost. The 5 piece Beetle Wing dress is owned by the "Oudheidkamer Enschede" (Netherlands) and is preserved at the museumdepot of Museum TwentseWelle, Enschede (Netherlands). I work as Volunteer textielconservation at museum TwentseWelle and this dress is one of my favorites.