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Luxe Aari Work Designs And Outfits To Try At Weddings

1900 ... Court robe ... Russian ... silk, metallic threads and paillettes ... at The Metropolitan Museum of Art ... photo 3

Evening blouse Designer: Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973) Date: summer 1940 Culture: French Medium: silk, metal Dimensions: Length at CB: 26 in. (66 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1955

During the British Raj, Awadhi workmanship was amalgamated with European and Chinese influences. The elaborate embroidery and rich borders of floral motifs used to be in pure zardozi and were much sought after