Saturday, September 4, 2010

Antique Silver Thread Embroidery

Check out these closeups of a collar from an antique Ottoman garment. The metal thread is exquisitely embroidered onto red velvet. I hope you can see the stitching details enough to be as inspired by the techniques as I am!

antique ottoman clothing
antique fabric embellishment silver thread

antique metal thread embroidery

antique turkish turkoman embroidery