Not currently on display at the V&A

Sample of Embroidery

1934 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Sample of embroidered decoration for use on couture dress and accessories. Square piece of peach coloured netting with orange flowers. The open flowers are made of three shades of orange material, their centres containing silver beads and clear lozenge shaped beads. The other flowers are in bud (look like bottle brushes - an Australian flower). The central buds or beads are in orange with lines of silver beads emanating from them.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Embroidered
Physical Description
Sample of embroidered decoration for use on couture dress and accessories. Square piece of peach coloured netting with orange flowers. The open flowers are made of three shades of orange material, their centres containing silver beads and clear lozenge shaped beads. The other flowers are in bud (look like bottle brushes - an Australian flower). The central buds or beads are in orange with lines of silver beads emanating from them.
Dimensions
  • Height: 38.4cm
  • Width: 37.0cm
Production typeUnique
Credit line
Given by Miss E. Gordon
Production
For the House of Worth
Collection
Accession Number
T.579-1999

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record createdDecember 19, 2003
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