Reception gown, Jane E. Turner, New York, 1877. Two-piece dress of claret-colored velvet and taffeta with bustle and train. Self-covered buttons at center front with detail embroidery. Asymmetrically trimmed with draped swags, knotted cotton fringe and self-fabric bows. Hand- and machine-sewn. Miss Turner charged the client $128.33 for the dress, which she wore at a White House reception. Minnesota Historical Society
Jo Butcher, Embroidery Artist - White Tree on Linen Kit
MOUNTMELLICK EMBROIDERY, Mountmellick, Co. Laois, Ireland - Mountmellick embroidery or Mountmellick work is a floral whitework embroidery originating from the town of Mountmellick in County Laois, Ireland in the early nineteenth century.