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Cotton muslin dress border with beetle wing cases and gilded silver, ca.

Skirt (detail) of a Beetle Wing dress 1865-1875. The accompanying underskirt/petticoat is lost. The 5 piece Beetle Wing dress is owned by the "Oudheidkamer Enschede" (Netherlands) and is preserved at the museumdepot of Museum TwentseWelle, Enschede (Netherlands). I work as Volunteer textielconservation at museum TwentseWelle and this dress is one of my favorites.

Skirt (detail) of a Beetle Wing dress The accompanying underskirt/petticoat is lost. The 5 piece Beetle Wing dress is owned by the "Oudheidkamer Enschede" (Netherlands) and is preserved at the museumdepot of Museum TwentseWelle, Enschede (Netherlands).

Antique/vintage beetle wing and gold metallic thread embroidery on eBay.

Antique/vintage beetle wing and gold metallic thread embroidery

Antique beetlewing silver metallic embroidered mat sequins gauze a rare large piece  Madras 1890.

Antique beetlewing silver metallic embroidered mat sequins gauze a rare large piece Madras 1890

Изумрудное вдохновение: крылья златки - Ярмарка Мастеров - ручная работа, handmade

Work in progress: 1873 bustle dress with beetle wing embroidery, by Angela Mombers

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Table cover

Table cover: silk embroidered with silk thread, metal wrapped thread, beetle wings and sequins, muslin.

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