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The Drake Jewel, England (1586) Gifted by Queen Elizabeth I of England to Sir Francis Drake

Gold Shoes, House of Worth, 1887.

Pair of Man's Gauntlets England, circa 1625-1650 Costumes; Accessories Leather, silk and gold metallic thread, silk satin; looped bullion em...

Robe à la française, ca 1750’s England (London), Royal Ontario Museum A couple more shots of this stunning thing:

Sleeved waistcoat, fabric: England, garment: America, c. 1759. Flame-orange figured silk with an abstract feather/scroll and leaf design. The dense embroidery consists of silver metallic threads over stiffened paper scroll cut-outs, appliquéd onto the ground fabric, silver buillion embroidery, pailletes and flattened strips decorate the wooden buttons.

Cocktail dress Designer: Arnold Scaasi (American, born Montreal, Canada, 1931) Date: ca. 1958 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 44 in. (111.8 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Kay Kerr, 1965

(1953) Charles James "Four Leaf Clover" evening dress

Ensemble 1927, French, Made of silk