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Ensemble : ca. 1820-1825, British, cotton.

White cotton dress with chikan** embroidery, ca British - Metropolitan Museum of Art. **chickan: traditional embroidery style from Lucknow, India.

Close-up of fabric from a gown in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.  Dated 1790-1800.

Detail of Dress Print - 1790 to 1800 - worn by a member of the Copp family, merchants in Stonington, CT. Printed cottons were popular for dresses, but far fewer dresses made in the prints survive than the plain white ones.

Dress (image 3) | British | 1810 | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession #: 1974.101.3

Brown silk dress (detail) with gold embroidery and sequins ca. British - in the Metropolitan Museum of Art costume collections. Click through for full-length picture.

Dress  1810-15 cotton Metropolitan Museum

Dress Date: Culture: probably French Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length: 53 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Ellen Bernice Todd, 1963 Accession Number:

"Rick Rack" wavy braid trim on a chemise, posted by Carollann in Sewing Sisters on FB

Collection of Carolann Schmitt. Cotton waved braid trimming on an original…

Dress (detail of embroidery at hem), ca. 1810, French, cotton; silk.  In The Metropolitan Museum of Art collection. (Pictures of more details and full dress available on the museum website.)

Dress (detail of embroidery at hem), ca. In The Metropolitan Museum of Art collection. (Pictures of more details and full dress available on the museum website.

Designer Lucille Date Made 1915 Two piece summer dress of white cotton organdy embroidered in black and white flowers. Accents include skirt is trimmed in lace and shawl collar. Detail

Designer Lucille Date Made 1915 Two piece summer dress of white cotton organdy embroidered in black and white flowers. Accents include skirt is trimmed in lace and shawl collar.

Gloves (image 2) | British | late 18th century | leather, silk | Los Angeles County Museum of Art | Object #: 23.220.2

Date: late century Culture: British Medium: leather, silk Dimensions: Length: 16 in. cm) Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1923 Accession Number: Metropolitan Museum of Art

1810-14  Dress | probably French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dress Date: Culture: probably French Medium: cotton Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mr.

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Running sprays of leaves in gold purl, passing and sequins on the leading edges of a silver lamé silk waistcoat, in the Wade collection.

Easy technique to use on lace--use narrow ribbon to embroider a few loops, to bring in color and dimension, unfrumpifying the lace.

Easy technique to use on lace--use narrow ribbon to embroider a few loops, to bring in color and dimension, unfrumpifying the lace.

Long Black Wool Coat with Embroidery

Long Black Wool Coat with Embroidery