Dress of white muslin embroidered from the hem with a floral design in coloured wools. The dress has a high-waisted bodice, vertically-gathered puffed sleeves and a trained skirt  -  c1812-15.

Dress of white muslin embroidered from the hem with a floral design in coloured wools. The dress has a high-waisted bodice, vertically-gathered puffed sleeves and a trained skirt - c1812-15.

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White on white embroidery with mixed stitches & fringe; sewing ideas // Alabama Chanin #textiles

White on white embroidery with mixed stitches & fringe; sewing ideas // Alabama Chanin #textiles

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This is scanned from an antique book that you can read here:  http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/8-LP002.htm

This is scanned from an antique book that you can read here: http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/8-LP002.htm

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Reception gown, Jane E. Turner, New York, 1877. Two-piece dress of claret-colored velvet and taffeta with bustle and train. Self-covered buttons at center front with detail embroidery. Asymmetrically trimmed with draped swags, knotted cotton fringe and self-fabric bows. Hand- and machine-sewn. Miss Turner charged the client $128.33 for the dress, which she wore at a White House reception. Minnesota Historical Society

Reception gown, Jane E. Turner, New York, 1877. Two-piece dress of claret-colored velvet and taffeta with bustle and train. Self-covered buttons at center front with detail embroidery. Asymmetrically trimmed with draped swags, knotted cotton fringe and self-fabric bows. Hand- and machine-sewn. Miss Turner charged the client $128.33 for the dress, which she wore at a White House reception. Minnesota Historical Society

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could do a set of white sheets with hand embroidery in white at the top edge and along the pillow case edges
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Khamsa hand, embroidered in white. From Aysa store, hand-embroidered in the traditional Chikkankari style by the women of Jais village, in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Khamsa hand, embroidered in white. From Aysa store, hand-embroidered in the traditional Chikkankari style by the women of Jais village, in Uttar Pradesh, India.

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