Spring/summer 1957 Duchesse satin, embroidered with pearls, beads, brilliants, and gold thread Worn by Queen Elizabeth II on a state visit to Paris in 1957. The dazzling, jewel-like details of the embroidered design include miniature bees, grasses, wheat and wild flowers
My Owl Barn: Julia Gorina: Miniature Textile Brooches. Russian artist Julia Gorina hand makes these miniature birds and owls brooches using vintage fabric and laces that are hand painted and meticulously embroidered. I am in awe at the painstaking detail in each piece.