SILK BROCADE ROBE a L’ANGLAISE, CANADIAN, 1750 - 1775. Ivory silk brocaded with small tone on tone flowers and larger polychrome floral clusters, semi boned bodice with square-cut neckline and elbow length sleeve, pleated cuff decorated with fancy cord and polychrome tassels, trained open skirt with cord-trimmed furbelows, matching petticoat, bodice lined in cotton and linen. | Whitaker Auctions
The beautiful embroidery, in brightly coloured silk and gold thread, is of moss roses, carnations and grapes riding from cornucopia. It was remounted by Br. Houghton in 1850. "I hope" he writes, "it will last a long time to the honour and praise of Our Lord".
England Man’s Waistcoat, circa 1720-1735 Costume/clothing principle attire/upper body, Linen with silk embroidery, silk twill lining, Center back length: 36 in. (91.44 cm) Costume Council Fund (M.63.54.2) Costume and Textiles Department.
A French embroidered waistcoat, 1785–95, showing Dido and Aeneas, the two main characters in Piccinni's opera Didon of 1783. For more information and and a higher-definition image, go to https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18445265/
Title: Bodice Inset Embroidered with a Stylized Plant Motif Place of creation: Western Europe (France ?) Date: First half of 18th century Material: silk (ground), gold thread, wire, sequins, twist and metal-thread lace Technique: embroidery in raised laid and couched stitches technique Inventory Number: Т-2236