[HNW] embroidered gentlemans waistcoat of the year1766

Laren laren at webcon.net.au
Thu Jan 22 16:57:36 PST 2004


At 09:51 PM 22/01/2004, you wrote:
>Hi,
>Finally i can present to you the left finished side of the embroidered 
>waistcoat after Gustav III's wedding suit.
>It is embroidered with pipers silk floss and embellished with silver 
>spangels, the smallest you can get.
>There also are the 2 pocket flaps.
>It has taken me months to make it.
>You can notice in the big pictures, that i didnt embroider the places 
>where the button holes are to be.
>When this is completely finished ( the left pocket flap is not finished) i 
>shall start to make the left jacket piece. This is the one wich is going 
>to be embroidered with silk chenille.
>I beg you to forgive the bad light in the pictures, but winter in Denmark 
>is very dark.
>The waistcoat is made of silk duchesse satin.
><http://www.my-drewscostumes.dk/chenillesuit.htm>http://www.my-drewscostumes.dk/chenillesuit.htm
>
>
>Bjarne

Bjarne,

Stunning! (As usual!).

Cheers,
Jane

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Jane Stockton - jane_stockton at webcon.net.au
Barony of Mordenvale, Kingdom of Lochac

In Prayse of the Needle - http://needleprayse.webcon.net.au/ (website)
The Needles Excellency - http://www.laren.blogspot.com/ (blog)
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