Sheer cotton plain weave dress with cotton embroidery in satin and cable stitches, possibly American, ca. 1800. The fine white fabric popular in the early 19th C., often imported from India, was frequently enhanced with whitework embroidery. In this example, contrastingly heavy cotton embroidery thread is used for the bands of floral sprigs and serpentine lines down the center front and around the train.
Abiti Antichi 1892 Abito in due pezzi (corpino e gonna) in faille di seta color ruggine con ricami di perline sullo sprone e i polsini. Il corpino e' chiuso sul davanti da bottoni e gancetti. Rif: abito 27 Clicca sulla foto per vedere altre immagini di quest'abito
Wine and Ivory Jacket Jacket made of heavy wool in wine and cream. Tight fitting, hip-length jacket with stand-up collar. Front attached vest is ornately trimmed with maroon machine embroidery. The same trim is found on the shoulder, bottom of sleeve and on the back. Skirt of the jacket is shaped to fit over a bustle. c. 1890s.
Gown: ca. 1800, silk taffeta with silk net shawl with an embroidered floral motif and silk fringe as well as hat silk net and pongee. Most importantly, PINEAPPLE RETICULE!!! From the Kyoto Costume Institute, "Fashion: The Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute"
Gorgeous! Black silk boots with floral embroidery. Jean-Louis François Pinet, 1880s. Pinet’s footwear was famous for its extravagant embroidery, elegant styling, and delicate ‘Pinet’ heel. (Bata Shoe Museum)