Lot 246: A Victorian Couched Gold Thread And Beetle
To be sold at our Couture Vintage Fashion on 19th Feb 2015
A Victorian Couched Gold Thread And Beetle Wing Tunic. An elaborate tunic made from fine tulle, couched gold thread embroidered with hundreds of iridescent beetle wings. Probably made in India where Calcutta and Madras were centres for beetle wing embroidery.There is an extra 5'' fabric turned up on each lapel of the tunic. The vintage pantaloons are made from black watermarked silk and button at the side. . (2)
Price Achieved: £320.00
This lot was presented at at our Couture Vintage Fashion on the 19th Feb 2015
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