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The embroidery on this satin dress circa 1810 caught my eye...You can see that the shells are embroidered with flat silk over a base of bobbinet. Isn't that lovely? I love this idea!

motleycraft-o-rama: Embroidered Satin Dress Circa 1810 (Detail), From the Les Arts Decoratif in Paris, Via Plays With Needles.

Detail on Napoleon's coronation robe shows a bee, which he took as a symbol power.

Napoleon's style conquered decorative arts

≗ The Bee's Reverie ≗ Bee Detail on Napoleon's coronation robe

Court suit  Uncut voided silk velvet, silk faille, silk embroidery floss, gold & silver embroidery purl & frieze, rhinestone & metal sequins  c. 1810-14  Paris, France

Court suit Uncut voided silk velvet, silk faille, silk embroidery floss, gold & silver embroidery purl & frieze, rhinestone & metal sequins c.

Ensemble Date: late 16th century Culture: Spanish Medium: silk, linen

Ensemble Date: late century Culture: Spanish Medium: silk, linen Dimensions: a) 17 x x b) 35 x x c) 28 x x Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1925 Accession Number: This artwork is not on display

Dress (Image 5) | French | 1804-1814 | silk, piña | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 11.60.214

Dress (Hem detail), The Metropolitan Museum Date: Culture: French Medium: silk, piña Dimensions: Credit Line: Bequest of Maria P.

Details of a beaded evening dress. Givenchy, 1963. Victoria & Albert museum, London.

Evening dress and shoes

Fichu (a covering for the neck and shoulders), ca. 1805-1810, made in Alençon, Needle lace, V

Fichu, Alençon, France, ca. Needle lace worked in linen thread on a net ground, V&A

Inspiration. Broderie, partie 3 - Une fois sur dans un conte de fées

Inspiration. Вышивки, часть 3

Работы Louise Saxton (подборка) / Аппликации / ВТОРАЯ УЛИЦА

unbelievable // detail from ‘Ellis’ Paradise 2011 – after Ellis Rowan, Reclaimed needlework, lace pins, nylon tulle, by Melbourne artist Louise Saxton.

Badgley Mischka, 1997–98. Detail. MET

Evening dress Badgley Mischka (American, founded Date: fall/winter Culture: American Medium: synthetic, silk, glass, plastic.

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