Your Weekend Wow!

This weekend brings a salute to the Arts and Crafts movement and its influence on fashion, and to the embroiderers who brought the designs to life. Hokey Smokes!

Purple velvet coat, 1895-1900. Medieval-style collar. Entirely covered with dramatic sprays of an English wildflower called Sweet Cicely that are hand-embroidered in yellow and green silk, with petals of white felt.

Purple velvet coat, 1895-1900. Medieval-style collar. Entirely covered with dramatic sprays of an English wildflower called Sweet Cicely that are hand-embroidered in yellow and green silk, with petals of white felt.

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