1905, England - Nightdress by Lilian Ethel Rowarth - Hand-embroidered cotton and muslin, insertions of bobbin lace
@yumikohiguchi "My Embroidery" does the most stunning embroidery and has a lovely restrained eye throughout her boards (this is a Botanical-garden-pouch by yumiko higuchi)
My mother had a great collection of gowns. Many were created at Esther Zeitz, a Jerusalem house of fashion that employed a team of Yemenite seamstresses that sat, day in and day out, stitching threads of silver and gold onto splendid garments. Who needed jewels when you had something like this bedecking your neck...?