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Antique Matyo Hungarian Folk Embroidery Fringe Large Square Shawl Tablecloth This antique Hungarian Matyo folk embroidery fringe large square shawl tablecloth dates from the 1920s. It is hand stitched, made of a bright yellow linen cloth completely covered with blue, green and pink silk threads done in raised padded satin stitch Matyo embroidery work.

Antique Matyo Hungarian Folk Embroidery Fringe Large Square Shawl Tablecloth This antique Hungarian Matyo folk embroidery fringe large square shawl tablecloth dates from the 1920s. It is hand stitched, made of a bright yellow linen cloth completely covered with blue, green and pink silk threads done in raised padded satin stitch Matyo embroidery work.

c1745 Women’s waistcoats were usually sleeveless like a man’s waistcoat, but shorter and shaped to fit over stays. Worn with a petticoat and bedgown, a waistcoat formed part of the informal ensemble of women’s dress. It could be worn under a gown to provide extra warmth. This waistcoat is made of silk quilted in a diaper pattern. Bright yellow was a popular colour for women’s dress from the 1740s to the 1770s. Quilting was a common type of needlework in the 18th century, as it was both…

c1745 Women’s waistcoats were usually sleeveless like a man’s waistcoat, but shorter and shaped to fit over stays. Worn with a petticoat and bedgown, a waistcoat formed part of the informal ensemble of women’s dress. It could be worn under a gown to provide extra warmth. This waistcoat is made of silk quilted in a diaper pattern. Bright yellow was a popular colour for women’s dress from the 1740s to the 1770s. Quilting was a common type of needlework in the 18th century, as it was both…

Obi | Japanese | The Met

Obi | Japanese | The Met

1730s British Woman's waistcoat at the Glasgow Museums, Glasgow - From the curators' comments: "This informal lady’s waistcoat would have been worn informally with a quilted petticoat and gown, or underneath a dress as additional layer for warmth...[Many] are made using un-dyed linen quilted using a cream or light yellow thread. This item is more flamboyantly decorated with medallions, Staffordshire knots and quatrefoils worked in silk and wool threads."

1730s British Woman's waistcoat at the Glasgow Museums, Glasgow - From the curators' comments: "This informal lady’s waistcoat would have been worn informally with a quilted petticoat and gown, or underneath a dress as additional layer for warmth...[Many] are made using un-dyed linen quilted using a cream or light yellow thread. This item is more flamboyantly decorated with medallions, Staffordshire knots and quatrefoils worked in silk and wool threads."

Court mantua ca. 1750 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Court mantua ca. 1750 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

House of Givenchy | Evening dress | French | The Met

House of Givenchy | Evening dress | French | The Met

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