1870’s. White kimono fabric of figured "shibori" silk satin; embroidery of wisteria, chrysanthemum, peony, and Chinese fan motifs in metallic threads ...This dress was remade from a Japanese kimono in London.
Detail front, waistcoat, 1790-1799. Cream silk twill embroidered with floral sprays and floral motifs in multicoloured silks.
chinese watercolor demo, chinese flowers painting lesson, watercolor instruction http://www.artgraphica.net/free-art-lessons/watercolor/chinese-flower-painting-demo.html
Ricky Boscarino--Honeybee Necklace
bracelet abeille, rayons de miel, métal, insecte. Alexander McQueen
chinese chrysanthemums, vintage cotton pillow top for tinted embroidery
Chinese embroidery (or silk painting) - but no pattern. I LOVE this type of hand embroidery ...
A New Year's wish from a pretty Qipao...blossoms with a pair of swallows to symbolise happiness and prosperity! [Stunning Tao Hua Embroidered Silk Cheongsam]