Dress    1912    Kerry Taylor Auctions

An Anna Weber of Karlsruhe, Germany embroidered pink muslin dress, the bodice and hem edges with soutache braid and French knots, floss silk edges and faux Alençon lace, satin waist sash.

Dentelle et Broderies - Robe de Mariée (Détail) 1892

Wedding dress Date: 1892 Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton Detaile- love all the hand sewn pearls.

Sleeve detail of 1870 dress, American.

Dress Date: Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Richard Martin, 1993

Chanel HC AW 2014-15  #SalonChanel Visit | L'héritage de Coco Chanel #espritdegabrielle

Detail CHANEL~ Gold and black tapestry fabric embroidered with thousands of tiny pearls ~ Chanel Haute Couture


Ottoman embroidered caftan, Sapphire blue velvet w/ heavy gold floral & vine embroidered front & back, V-neck, blue dyed fox fur collar & hem trim, c

Embroidery sample for a man's suit, 1800-15. French. Met collection.

Embroidery sample for a man’s suit, French. Metal thread, sequins and glass on silk velvet. Gift of The United Piece Dye Works, Accession No.

arts and science

WORTHWHILE: ARTS AND SCIENCE (I think that's the shop's name but also the description refers to how the smocking detail makes an otherwise plain dress, and life in general, worthwhile).