"Cloth-of-silver" (silk bobbinet embroidered with heavy silver lamé) wedding dress with white silk satin lining and silver metallic-thread embroidery, English, c. 1816. Made by "Mrs. Triaud of Bolton Street", and worn by Princess Charlotte for her wedding to Prince Leopold. The dress required “500 hours of detailed hand-stitching in ultra-fine, mono-filament silk threads, almost invisible to the naked eye.”

"Cloth-of-silver" (silk bobbinet embroidered with heavy silver lamé) wedding dress with white silk satin lining and silver metallic-thread embroidery, English, c. 1816. Made by "Mrs. Triaud of Bolton Street", and worn by Princess Charlotte for her wedding to Prince Leopold. The dress required “500 hours of detailed hand-stitching in ultra-fine, mono-filament silk threads, almost invisible to the naked eye.”

This regency wedding dress from Princess Charlotte is simply stunning with its attention to beading detail and the use of silver threading :) JOY!

This regency wedding dress from Princess Charlotte is simply stunning with its attention to beading detail and the use of silver threading :) JOY!

These sleeves would be fantastic in a fantasy piece!  Regency 1820 #historical #costume

These sleeves would be fantastic in a fantasy piece! Regency 1820 #historical #costume

ca 1810 - 1814 Silk Dress with Metallic trim - courtesy Linda Ames vintagetextile.com

ca 1810 - 1814 Silk Dress with Metallic trim - courtesy Linda Ames vintagetextile.com

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