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Robe à la Piémontaise: ca. 1770-1790, heavily-embroidered silk taffeta. Search for 11957.

Sacque gown a la Piedmontese, ca. Italy, plain cream ribbed silk, metallic and silk embroidery. Metallic lace borders all the embroidery elements, with additional spangles adding even more sparkle to the design.

Breathtaking hand-embroidered mull dress with whitework embroidery and a rare train. It is also a near-perfect embodiment of the Neoclassical style. (1800-1810)

This regency dress is luscious. Just look at the superb workmanship. It’s a breathtaking hand-embroidered mull dress with whitework embroidery and a rare train. It is also a near-perfect embodiment of the Neoclassical style.

Elaborate Embroidery fabric for men waist coat, 18th c

Embroidery sample for a man's suit, Silk embroidery on silk velvet; on view in Elaborate Embroidery: Fabrics for Menswear before at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 2 – July

Embroidered corded silk wedding dress made after a Paquin, Lalanne et Cie Paris model by Stern Brothers, New York, 1890. Worn by Cara Leland...

Credit: Richard Davis/V&A Embroidered corded silk wedding dress made after a Paquin, Lalanne et Cie Paris model by Stern Brothers, New York, 1890 – worn by Cara Leland Huttleston Rogers for her marriage in New York to Bradford Ferris Duff.

This dress is in keeping with the interest in historical revivals popular in the 19th century. The long puffed sleeves refer to both Elizabethan and early 19th-century styles. The one-piece construction indicates it was probably intended for formal reception at home.

1890 This dress is in keeping with the interest in historical revivals popular in the century. The long puffed sleeves refer to both Elizabethan and early styles. The one-piece construction indicates it was probably intended for formal reception at home.

Frances Cleveland’s Skirt and Bodices "The original floral chine skirt and peach velvet bodice were probably made around 1895 by the House of Doucet of Paris. The floral bodice was created later from fabric taken out of the skirt. Baltimore dressmaker Lottie M. Barton made the green velvet bodice."

Frances Cleveland’s skirt and bodices. The original floral chine skirt and peach velvet bodice were probably made around 1895 by the House of Doucet of Paris. The floral bodice was created later from fabric.

Victorian silk, satin and lace evening dress with ostrich feather detailing by House of Worth [French], c. 1885-86 {back view}

Museum page - Worth dresses with detail images and fabric and construction details. Victorian silk, satin and lace evening dress with ostrich feather detailing by House of Worth [French], c.