Japanese. The feathers look real!!
|see how real, even up close and personal!!!|
|Chinese sampler. Probably used as a marketing tool for someone's work.|
|this is ALL embroidered!! No plain fabric anywhere!|
The two pictures above are 17th century and it is red velvet with gold wire embroidered on.
A lot tarnished, but wow!!
|even the pleats have embroidery!! The pleats!!!!!|
The next three shots are of this picture that looks like pen and ink.......it ain't!!
Can you guess what it is embroidered with??? Victorian era.
If you haven't figured it out........human hair!!! I know, right, OOOOoooo and ick all at the same time!
The next exhibit will be :underwear through the ages......can't wait!!!!