Dress, flounce and ruche detail of 1760s made gown of very fine silk (lustring). The small flower pattern in off-white woven into the pale blue background suggests a date of around 1755 for the fabric, though the gown was made possibly a decade later. Museum of London
Christian Dior couture dress 1956 evening short strapless midnight blue velvet with embroidery of gold thread, sequins, pearls, green, blue pastes in design of sprays and tendrils springing from nests of pearls in velvet by Rébé.
The Flowers of the Fields of France Spring/summer 1957 Duchesse satin, embroidered with pearls, beads, brilliants, and gold thread Worn by Queen Elizabeth II on a state visit to Paris in 1957. The dazzling, jewel-like details of the embroidered design include miniature bees, grasses, wheat and wild flowers
Wedding dress, silk gauze and lace bodice and skirt, satin sash, collar, cape and silk fragment which was probably made in Great Britain or France, c. 1872-1874. Find out more http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O249340/wedding-dress-unknown/