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Silk Brocade

from V and A Collections

Pair of shoes

Pair of women's shoes, Britain, 1720-30, silk brocade and leather, silk ribbon.

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japanese traditional 'fukuro' obi belt. Lavish use of gold and silver threads in hand embroidered and painted chrysanthemum flowers and golden leaf motif. 1930s, silk brocaide. Frequently these obi were more expensive than the kimonos they adorned.

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Victorian silk brocade and silk satin dinner dress with lace detail by House of Pingat [French], c. 1878 {detail of silk brocade}

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Japanese traditional silk brocaded embroidered wedding kimono with lining, 1970's or earlier. Fine embroidered wedding kimono gown with traditional wedding motif: flying white storks, flowers and flowers cart. Material: silk brocade

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from Mail Online

Stunning vintage wedding dresses to go on display at the V&A

Silk brocade gown and petticoat, silk covered straw hat and silk satin shoes, 1780 Worn by Jane Bailey for her marriage to James Wickham

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from The Pragmatic Costumer

Not Your Average 18th Century

Pink Silk Gown, circa 1770-80

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~Evening dress by John Cavanagh. Silk brocade designed by Oliver Messel. London, 1953~ Museum no. T.294-1984

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from The Pragmatic Costumer

Not Your Average 18th Century

Lacing Detail showing the Metal Rings, mid-to-late 17th century. This makes me think differently about my lacing rings.

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