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  • She stared at the embroidered tablecloth, tormented by the scent of food she couldn't eat and the visions of death and betrayal that left an acrid taste in her mouth.

  • In the Armenian and Coptic rites the vestment is often elaborately embroidered; in the other rites the only ornament is a cross high in the middle of the back, save in the case of bishops of the Orthodox Church, whose sticharia are ornamented with two vertical red stripes (7rorayof, " rivers").

  • In later banners the monogram was sometimes embroidered on the cloth.

  • In the Roman Catholic Church mitres are divided into three classes: (1) Mitra pretiosa, decorated with jewels, gold plates, &c.; (2) Mitra auriphrygiata, of white silk, sometimes embroidered with gold and silver thread or small pearls, or of cloth of gold plain; (3) Mitra simplex, of white silk damask, silk or linen, with the two falling bands behind terminating in red fringes.

  • Of the surviving early mitres the greater number have only the orphrey embroidered, the body of the mitre being left plain.

  • Architectural motives even were introduced, as frames to the embroidered figures of saints, while sometimes the upper edges of the mitre were ornamented with crockets, and the horns with architectural finials.

  • Finally, the traditional circulus and titulus seem all but forgotten, the whole front and back surfaces of the mitre being ornamented with embroidered pictures or with arabesque patterns.

  • - German Mitre, of red velvet embroidered with pearls and silver gilt plaques.

  • - Flemish Mitre, embroidered in gold thread, and the panels in colours, with figures of the Virgin and St Augustine.

  • The party set out about the 16th of February 1249, with letters from King Louis and the papal legate, and rich presents, including a chapel-tent, lined with scarlet cloth and embroidered with sacred pictures.

  • It carries on a considerable trade in cotton and linen and embroidered muslin.

  • The barons alternated between the extravagances of Western chivalry and the attractions of Eastern luxury: they returned from the field to divans with frescoed walls and floors of mosaic, Persian rugs and embroidered silk hangings.

  • Industry especially attained a high state of development; rich garments were embroidered, and glass, pastes, faience, &c., were manufactured.

  • This plain diaphanous garment, without distinction of colour (white, red or yellow), and with perhaps only an embroidered hem at the top, was worn by the whole nation, princess and peasant, from the IVth to the XVIIIth Dynasties (Erman, Life in Ancient Egypt, p. 212).

  • The i-Eir)os was worn in a variety of colours and often decorated with bands of ornament, both horizontal and vertical; Homer uses the epithets KpoK61ren-Aos and Kvav01r€7rXos, which show that yellow and dark blue 7r41rAot were worn, and speaks of embroidered 717rXoc (roctcLRoc).

  • Purple, pale green and white, richly embroidered, are favourite colours in the dresses represented on the painted tombs.

  • After the marriage at Canterbury of the king with Eleanor of Provence the royal personages came to London, and were met by the mayor, aldermen and principal citizens to the number of 360, sumptuously apparelled in silken robes embroidered, riding upon stately horses.

  • Plauen is now the chief place in Germany for the manufacture of embroidered white goods of all kinds, for the finishing of woven cotton fabrics, known as Plauen goods, and for the making of lace.

  • The lower edge and the sleeves are usually garnished with lace, lined with violet or red silk in the case of prelates, or - more rarely - with embroidered borders.

  • Her woven and embroidered stuffs have always been beautiful; but in former times few pieces of size and splendour were produced, if we except the curtains used for draping festival cars and the hangings of temples.

  • On the 1st, they marched in procession through the city, dressed in an embroidered tunic, a brazen breastplate and a peaked cap; each carried a sword by his side and a short staff in his right hand, with which the shield, borne on the left arm, was struck from time to time.

  • The diadem, which was of eastern origin, was a fillet or band of linen or silk, richly embroidered, and was worn tied round the forehead.

  • The Dene (Tinneh) peoples used strips of hide for snowshoes and game-bags, sewed their deerskin clothing with sinew thread, and embroidered in split quill.

  • The Eskimo engraved poorly, the Dene (Tinneh) embroidered in quill, the North Pacific tribes carved skilfully in horn, slate and cedar, the California tribes had nimble fingers for basketry, the Sioux gloried in feathers and painted parfleche.

  • The usual material of medieval stoles was silk, and the better ones were embroidered with silk, gold thread, pearls, &c.

  • It had become a fine Moslem city in the 14th century, and was then called Ladik, being famous for the woven and embroidered products of its Greek inhabitants.

  • His statue was set up beside those of the seven kings of Rome, and he adopted the throne of gold, the sceptre of ivory and the embroidered robe which tradition ascribed to them.

  • For the great festival of Tezcatlipoca, the handsomest and noblest of the captives of the year had been chosen as the incarnate representative of the god, and paraded the streets for public adoration dressed in an embroidered mantle with feathers and garlands on his head and a retinue like a king; for the last month they married him to four girls representing four goddesses; on the last day wives and pages escorted him to the little temple of Tlacochcalco, where he mounted the stairs, breaking an earthenware flute against each step; this was a symbolic farewell to the joys of the world, for as he reached the top he was seized by the priests, his heart torn out and held up to the sun, his head spitted on the tzompantli, and his body eaten as sacred food, the people drawing from his fate the moral lesson that riches and pleasure may turn into poverty and sorrow.

  • was of skins of woven aloe and palm fibre, but at the time of the conquest cotton was largely cultivated in the hot lands, spun with a spindle, and woven in a rudimentary loom without a shuttle into the mantles and breech-cloths of the men and the chemises and skirts of the women, garments often of fine texture and embroidered in colours.

  • This process was, moreover, hastened by the substitution of costly and elaborately embroidered materials for the simple stuffs of which the vestment had originally been composed; for, as it became heavier and stiffer, it necessarily had to be made smaller.

  • Though planetae decorated with narrow orphreys are occasionally met with in the monuments of the early centuries, these vestments were until the 10th century generally quite plain, and even at the close of this century, when the custom of decorating the chasuble with orphreys had become common, there was no definite rule as to their disposition; sometimes they were merely embroidered borders to the neck-opening or hem, sometimes a vertical strip down the back, less often a forked cross, the arms of which turned upwards over the shoulders.

  • This, however, did not represent any definite rule; and the orphreys of chasubles were decorated with a great variety of pictorial subjects, scriptural or drawn from the stories of the saints, while the rest of the vestment was either left plain or, if embroidered, most usually decorated with arabesque patterns of foliage or animals.

  • The cover of the root, according to its quality, was silk, either embroidered or plain, cotton cloth or paper."

  • Five crosses are worked upon it, four in the corners and one in the middle, and there is an embroidered edging.'

  • In front was often a hanging panel of embroidered cloth (the frontal; but frontals of wood, ornamented with carving or enamel, &c., are also to be found).

  • Its origin is almost certainly the richly embroidered dalmatic that formed part of the consular insignia, which under the name of sakkos became a robe of state special to the emperors.

  • - Tunic Of Linen, Vove With Bands Of Purple Wool Embroidered With White Flax.

  • - Back Of A Dalmatic Of Tamped Green Woollen Velvet: The Orphreys And Apparels Are Of Embroidered Silk Velvet.

  • - GREEK SAKKOS, OF RED SATIN EMBROIDERED WITH SILVER-Gilt And Silver Thread WITH SILK.

  • Among the industries are manufactures of cotton, lace and embroidered muslins, and carriage-building, and there are also large market gardens, the district being famed especially for its apples, and some dairy-farming; but the prosperity of the town depends chiefly upon the coal and ironstone of the surrounding country, which is the richest mineral field in Scotland.

  • The evidence may be examined at length in Nicolas and Beltz; it is indisputable that in the wardrobe account from September 1347 to January 1349, the 21st and 23rd Edward III., the issue of certain habits with garters and the motto embroidered on them is marked for St George's Day; that the letters patent relating to the preparation of the royal chapel of Windsor are dated in August 1348; and that in the treasury accounts of the prince of Wales there is an entry in November 1348 of the gift by him of " twenty-four garters to the knights of the Society of the Garter."

  • The ribbons, decorated with embroidered dragons, differ for the various grades and classes.

  • It is usually decorated with lace, but in modern times - in Germany at least - also with embroidered bordures.

  • According to modern Roman use, laid down by the decree of the Congregation of Rites in 1819, the amice must be of linen or of a hempen material, not wool; and, as directed by the new Roman Missal (1570), a small cross must be sewn or embroidered in the middle of it.

  • The peplus was a costly, saffron-coloured garment, embroidered with scenes from the battle between the gods and giants, in which Athena had taken part.

  • English, 13th Century.) The medallions with which it is embroidered contain representations of Christ on the Cross, Christ and St Mary Magdalene, Christ and Thomas, the death of the Virgin, the burial and coronation of the Virgin, St Michael and the twelve Apostles.

  • 4.-Cope Of Embroidered Purple Silk Velvet.

  • Tents embroidered with gold were pitched within the sacred enclosure; and the wealth of Dionysius was vividly shown by the number of chariots which he had entered.

  • A ladys veil is of white muslin, embroidered at the ends in gold and colors; that of a person of the lower class is simply dyed blue.

  • The body was brought to the pile in an embroidered robe and jars of unguents and honey were placed beside it.

  • For similar reasons it has preserved many old customs and costumes, those of the women being very elaborate and picturesque, while the herdsmen have retained their festival attire of red waistcoats, embroidered braces and canary-coloured shorts.

  • - Bengali Babu wearing the most popular form of the embroidered cap.

  • Memans wear (z) a gold embroidered skull-cap, (2) a long kamis fastened at the neck with 3 or 4 buttons on a gold chain, (3) sadariya, i.e.

  • The material is always of kashida, a kind of embroidered cloth.

  • This is like the kamis of the man, already described; it has full sleeves, is open at the front, which is embroidered, and reaches to the knee or lower.

  • Among Pathans there are two kinds of kurta (kamis or khat); one worn by married women called giradana khat is dark red or blue, embroidered with silk in front; the jalana khat worn by unmarried women is less conspicuous for colour and ornament.

  • Meman women wear also the aba, or overcoat, which differs from that worn by men in that it has loose half sleeves, and fastens with two buttons at each side of the neck over the shoulders; it is embroidered on the breast, and adorned with gold lace on the skirts.

  • There are innumerable styles of cut of shoe, three being the commonest: (I) Salimshahi, these are shaped like English slippers, but are pointed at the toe, terminating in a thin wisp turned back and fastened to the instep. They are mostly made of thin red leather, plain in the case of poorer people and richly embroidered in the case of rich people.

  • Women's shoes differ only in size and in being made of finer material, and in being embroidered.

  • (Later he wrote an elaborate paper to show the survival in New England of the English of the early 17th century.) He embroidered his verse with an entertaining apparatus of notes and mock criticism.

  • The ordinary costume of the pope is similar to that of the other clergy and bishops, but white in colour; his shoes alone are different, being low open shoes, red in colour, with a cross embroidered on the front; these are what are called the "mules," a substitute for the compagi of ancient times, formerly reserved to the pope and his clergy (cf.

  • A variety of manufactures are carried on, including the making of leather goods, carved wooden vessels, finely plaited mats, embroidered work, shoes of yellow and red leather and pottery of various kinds.

  • The men invariably, wear an onstarched shirt of cotton, sewn with white silk, often, particularly in the south of Persia, elaborately embroidered about the neck.

  • Above this is the kamarchin, a tunic of colored calico, cloth, Kashmir or Kermn shawl, silk, satin or velvet (gold embroidered, or otherwise), according to the time of the year and the purse and position of the wearer.

  • Merchants generally wear a turban of muslin embroidered in colors, or of a yellow pattern on straw-colored muslin, or of calico, or shawl.

  • With the rich it is often of gauze, and much embroidered with gold thread,pearls, &c. The head is usually covered with a char-kadd, or large square of embroidered silk or cotton, folded so as to display the corners, and fastened under the chin by a brooch.

  • Then the two embroidered legs, now so fashionable as Persian embroideries (nalfsh), occupied a girl from childhood to marriage in making; they are all sewing in elaborate patterns of great beauty, worked on muslin in silk.

  • He evidently thinks that the times have not changed for the better - what with the frequency with which the devil is invoked in modern France, and the sinful expenditure common in the matter of embroidered silk coats.

  • The cross is carried at the head of the procession, and banners embroidered with sacred pictures in places where this is customary; these banners must not be of military or triangular shape.

  • Sundays and holidays bring out a sleeveless jacket, embroidered in red and gold; and both sexes wear sheepskins in cold weather.

  • At the head of the army she rode clothed in a coat of mail, armed with an ancient sword, said to be that with which Charles Martel had vanquished the Saracens, the hiding-place of which, under the altar of the parish church of the village of Ste Catherine de Fierbois, the " voices " had revealed to her; she carried a white standard of her own design embroidered with lilies, and having on the one side the image of God seated on the clouds and holding the world in His hand, and on the other a representation of the Annunciation.

  • The caliphs substituted a covering of figured brocade, and the Egyptian government still sends with each pilgrim caravan from Cairo a new kiswa of black brocade, adorned with a broad band embroidered with golden inscriptions from the Koran, as well as a richer curtain for the door.'

  • The mandarins alsowear certain insignia embroidered on their official robes, and have girdle clasps of different material.

  • The first grade have, for civilians an embroidered Manchurian crane on the breast and back, for the military an embroidered unicorn with a girdle clasp of jade set in rubies.

  • The second grade, for civilians an embroidered golden pheasant, for the military a lion with a girdle clasp of gold set in rubies.

  • The women's dress consists of a similar smock, a " zouave " jacket of embroidered velvet and two brightly coloured aprons tied over a white skirt, one in front and one behind.

  • Next the skin came a shirt (lane) of fine texture often richly embroidered.

  • Some of them are skilled workers of brass, and the Brunei women make very beautiful cloth, interwoven and embroidered with gold thread.

  • Julie, attired in a long skirt and open sweater, over an embroidered peasant blouse, shook our hands and introduced us to a demure young lady, dressed similarly to her mother.

  • She stared at the embroidered tablecloth, tormented by the scent of food she couldn't eat and the visions of death and betrayal that left an acrid taste in her mouth.

  • The body a few feet away was bloated and pale, missing its face and dressed in the shirt she bought him for his birthday, the one with his initials – LJM – embroidered across the pocket.

  • A-line style from under the bust with pretty floating orange embroidered flowers dotted around.

  • alpaca jumpers, embroidered bags and pretty jewelry made using traditional skills.

  • badge embroidered onto the reverse of the hat.

  • Some rooms have furry bedspreads or delicately embroidered covers, while others are piled with oversized mohair cushions.

  • The richly embroidered blouse, making the breasts imperceptible, is pure materiality, catching light, sparkling another body fragment.

  • The underwired bra has an embroidered lace panel down the side of each bra cup.

  • Mule types worn by women were of embroidered brocade, silk, velvet, or kid.

  • buckwheat husks, they are totally hand embroidered in India.

  • You might find the symbol of a flaming chalice embroidered over the pulpit drop or painted on the wall.

  • A starchy white embroidered table cloth covers the table beside him.

  • embroidered clothing We have two embroidery designs - the kickbox logo or CAMA lettering.

  • Further Ottoman treasures include the childhood notebook of Mehmed ' The Conqueror ' and an embroidered kaftan collar of Selim II.

  • These are of excellent quality with an embroidered club crest (approx 10 x 7 cm) on the left breast.

  • The aim is to promote the use of hand embroidered surface embellishment within the fashion industry.

  • embroidered silk waistcoat.

  • embroidered Egyptian shawl, maybe a present from my Egyptian grandparents.

  • embroidered handkerchiefs or bottles of perfume.

  • embroidered bed hanging.

  • embroidered samplers in Britain can be traced back to the 16 th century.

  • You can also have your logo embroidered on the uniforms!

  • embroidered on the chest.

  • embroidered on the breast.

  • embroidered on the front in blue silk thread.

  • embroidered with a gold braided ribbon down the trouser legs.

  • embroidered with the club logo, prefixes available at a small extra cost.

  • embroidered with flowers and with nylon machine lace around the edges.

  • Set into the eastern corner is the sacred stone, covered by an elaborately embroidered black drape.

  • Princess Diana added a new glamor with her love of richly embroidered clothes.

  • The brief has a loose fit and a comfortable half elasticated waist, while the top has delicately embroidered floral details at the neck.

  • Comes complete with its own beautifully embroidered oriental cover pouch.

  • Both teams wore shirts specially embroidered for the day with The Royal British Legion's famous symbol, the poppy.

  • This can be unpicked, although thieves are unlikely to bother if it is heavily embroidered Hot irons to brand leather with your postcodes.

  • embroidered in gold, silver, black or Swarovski crystals.

  • embroidered in one position telephone for colors.

  • flaming chalice embroidered over the pulpit drop or painted on the wall.

  • fleur-de-lis4) says the Coronela of the Royal Spanish Guards of that time had a purple field with embroidered golden fleurs-de-lis.

  • gown embroidered with a running faucet.

  • Somewhere in our homes we all have a drawer full of embroidered handkerchiefs or bottles of perfume.

  • Some of the colored wool is used for the embroidered bed hanging.

  • The new limited edition range is worn by the Quins squad and all items include the jester embroidered onto the garment.

  • Specialities include Hebron glass, mother-of-pearl, backgammon sets, brass & copper items and hand embroidered kaftans.

  • Embroidered belts, English to japanese name translations, Full black belt embroidery service including Japanese katakana, kanji and hiragana translations.

  • Fashioned in sheer striped tulle, the neckline and hem are trimmed in rich embroidered lace with ribbon details.

  • lilac polo shirt features a logo embroidered on the chest.

  • linen embroidered in black silk thread.

  • logo embroidered in one position Telephone for colors.

  • Embroidered Springbok logo on left breast, new Canterbury logo on the right, gold Castle Lager sponsor logo on chest.

  • logo embroidered in one position Telephone for colors.

  • Embroidered Springbok logo on left breast, new Canterbury logo on the right, gold Castle Lager sponsor logo on chest.

  • Great care is taken with each little garment, many of which are beautifully enhanced with hand embroidered motifs.

  • The Charles II embroidered needlework two door cabinet with finely colored panels of flowers, birds, animals and figures.

  • The line also included nightwear, from traditional striped pjamas for boys to embroidered kaftan shirts for girls and fine needlecord dressing gowns.

  • The women wear dark colored turbans embroidered jackets and skirts made from a large oblong of woven cloth.

  • Some signs of luxury since my last visit, gold embroidered napkins, & the old mother in yellow silk pelisse lined with fur.

  • This mens white polo shirt features a logo embroidered on the chest.

  • Price £ 21 2) Navy blue polo shirt with embroidered MPS logo on the front.

  • This mens lilac polo shirt features a logo embroidered on the chest.

  • puff sleeves also have matching embroidered panels.

  • These include printed leather handbags from Kimchi, embroidered silk purses from Alice Caroline and Swarovski crystal belt charms from Virginie Brisset.

  • In desperation she sends Hercules the gift of an embroidered robe given to her by the centaur Nessus whom Hercules had killed.

  • The creation of embroidered samplers in Britain can be traced back to the 16 th century.

  • Many of these badges, embroidered on tartan scarves, will be available for purchase.

  • It was covered with a very large embroidered Egyptian shawl, maybe a present from my Egyptian grandparents.

  • Price £ 21 2) Navy blue polo shirt with embroidered MPS logo on the front.

  • These include specially embroidered silk and organza bags, seashell placecard holders, and porcelain truffle favor boxes.

  • The pretty puff sleeves also have matching embroidered panels.

  • stencil print on back, embroidered ' New Era ' logo on the side.

  • Apart from the books printed with wooden plates, there were many hand-painted and embroidered books or Buddhist sutras woven with silk.

  • Instead, invest in large cushions in embroidered, tapestry or faux fur and suede for ultimate luxury.

  • Taking inspiration from flowers and plants, Annie Garnett produced some beautiful hand embroidered textiles, as well as experimenting to produce luxurious threads.

  • Gala is the studio collection of special, limited edition pieces often embroidered or beaded and inspired by antique textiles.

  • The skirting is white tulle with tiny, delicate embroidered white.. .

  • It has in it's collection fabulous embroidered vestments, some over 600 years old.

  • wafting cool air over Jacob's burns with an embroidered fan.

  • The light on the lanterns fell on his beaming face; the golden buttons shone on his embroidered silk waistcoat.

  • In the Armenian and Coptic rites the vestment is often elaborately embroidered; in the other rites the only ornament is a cross high in the middle of the back, save in the case of bishops of the Orthodox Church, whose sticharia are ornamented with two vertical red stripes (7rorayof, " rivers").

  • In later banners the monogram was sometimes embroidered on the cloth.

  • In the Roman Catholic Church mitres are divided into three classes: (1) Mitra pretiosa, decorated with jewels, gold plates, &c.; (2) Mitra auriphrygiata, of white silk, sometimes embroidered with gold and silver thread or small pearls, or of cloth of gold plain; (3) Mitra simplex, of white silk damask, silk or linen, with the two falling bands behind terminating in red fringes.

  • Of the surviving early mitres the greater number have only the orphrey embroidered, the body of the mitre being left plain.

  • Architectural motives even were introduced, as frames to the embroidered figures of saints, while sometimes the upper edges of the mitre were ornamented with crockets, and the horns with architectural finials.

  • Finally, the traditional circulus and titulus seem all but forgotten, the whole front and back surfaces of the mitre being ornamented with embroidered pictures or with arabesque patterns.

  • - German Mitre, of red velvet embroidered with pearls and silver gilt plaques.

  • - Flemish Mitre, embroidered in gold thread, and the panels in colours, with figures of the Virgin and St Augustine.

  • The party set out about the 16th of February 1249, with letters from King Louis and the papal legate, and rich presents, including a chapel-tent, lined with scarlet cloth and embroidered with sacred pictures.

  • It carries on a considerable trade in cotton and linen and embroidered muslin.

  • The barons alternated between the extravagances of Western chivalry and the attractions of Eastern luxury: they returned from the field to divans with frescoed walls and floors of mosaic, Persian rugs and embroidered silk hangings.

  • Industry especially attained a high state of development; rich garments were embroidered, and glass, pastes, faience, &c., were manufactured.

  • This plain diaphanous garment, without distinction of colour (white, red or yellow), and with perhaps only an embroidered hem at the top, was worn by the whole nation, princess and peasant, from the IVth to the XVIIIth Dynasties (Erman, Life in Ancient Egypt, p. 212).

  • The i-Eir)os was worn in a variety of colours and often decorated with bands of ornament, both horizontal and vertical; Homer uses the epithets KpoK61ren-Aos and Kvav01r€7rXos, which show that yellow and dark blue 7r41rAot were worn, and speaks of embroidered 717rXoc (roctcLRoc).

  • Purple, pale green and white, richly embroidered, are favourite colours in the dresses represented on the painted tombs.

  • After the marriage at Canterbury of the king with Eleanor of Provence the royal personages came to London, and were met by the mayor, aldermen and principal citizens to the number of 360, sumptuously apparelled in silken robes embroidered, riding upon stately horses.

  • Plauen is now the chief place in Germany for the manufacture of embroidered white goods of all kinds, for the finishing of woven cotton fabrics, known as Plauen goods, and for the making of lace.

  • The lower edge and the sleeves are usually garnished with lace, lined with violet or red silk in the case of prelates, or - more rarely - with embroidered borders.

  • Her woven and embroidered stuffs have always been beautiful; but in former times few pieces of size and splendour were produced, if we except the curtains used for draping festival cars and the hangings of temples.

  • On the 1st, they marched in procession through the city, dressed in an embroidered tunic, a brazen breastplate and a peaked cap; each carried a sword by his side and a short staff in his right hand, with which the shield, borne on the left arm, was struck from time to time.

  • The diadem, which was of eastern origin, was a fillet or band of linen or silk, richly embroidered, and was worn tied round the forehead.

  • The Dene (Tinneh) peoples used strips of hide for snowshoes and game-bags, sewed their deerskin clothing with sinew thread, and embroidered in split quill.

  • The Eskimo engraved poorly, the Dene (Tinneh) embroidered in quill, the North Pacific tribes carved skilfully in horn, slate and cedar, the California tribes had nimble fingers for basketry, the Sioux gloried in feathers and painted parfleche.

  • The usual material of medieval stoles was silk, and the better ones were embroidered with silk, gold thread, pearls, &c.

  • It had become a fine Moslem city in the 14th century, and was then called Ladik, being famous for the woven and embroidered products of its Greek inhabitants.

  • His statue was set up beside those of the seven kings of Rome, and he adopted the throne of gold, the sceptre of ivory and the embroidered robe which tradition ascribed to them.

  • For the great festival of Tezcatlipoca, the handsomest and noblest of the captives of the year had been chosen as the incarnate representative of the god, and paraded the streets for public adoration dressed in an embroidered mantle with feathers and garlands on his head and a retinue like a king; for the last month they married him to four girls representing four goddesses; on the last day wives and pages escorted him to the little temple of Tlacochcalco, where he mounted the stairs, breaking an earthenware flute against each step; this was a symbolic farewell to the joys of the world, for as he reached the top he was seized by the priests, his heart torn out and held up to the sun, his head spitted on the tzompantli, and his body eaten as sacred food, the people drawing from his fate the moral lesson that riches and pleasure may turn into poverty and sorrow.

  • was of skins of woven aloe and palm fibre, but at the time of the conquest cotton was largely cultivated in the hot lands, spun with a spindle, and woven in a rudimentary loom without a shuttle into the mantles and breech-cloths of the men and the chemises and skirts of the women, garments often of fine texture and embroidered in colours.

  • This process was, moreover, hastened by the substitution of costly and elaborately embroidered materials for the simple stuffs of which the vestment had originally been composed; for, as it became heavier and stiffer, it necessarily had to be made smaller.

  • Though planetae decorated with narrow orphreys are occasionally met with in the monuments of the early centuries, these vestments were until the 10th century generally quite plain, and even at the close of this century, when the custom of decorating the chasuble with orphreys had become common, there was no definite rule as to their disposition; sometimes they were merely embroidered borders to the neck-opening or hem, sometimes a vertical strip down the back, less often a forked cross, the arms of which turned upwards over the shoulders.

  • This, however, did not represent any definite rule; and the orphreys of chasubles were decorated with a great variety of pictorial subjects, scriptural or drawn from the stories of the saints, while the rest of the vestment was either left plain or, if embroidered, most usually decorated with arabesque patterns of foliage or animals.

  • The cover of the root, according to its quality, was silk, either embroidered or plain, cotton cloth or paper."

  • Five crosses are worked upon it, four in the corners and one in the middle, and there is an embroidered edging.'

  • In front was often a hanging panel of embroidered cloth (the frontal; but frontals of wood, ornamented with carving or enamel, &c., are also to be found).

  • These embroidered frontals are changeable, so that the principal colour in the pattern can accord with the liturgical colour of the day.

  • Its origin is almost certainly the richly embroidered dalmatic that formed part of the consular insignia, which under the name of sakkos became a robe of state special to the emperors.

  • - Tunic Of Linen, Vove With Bands Of Purple Wool Embroidered With White Flax.

  • - Back Of A Dalmatic Of Tamped Green Woollen Velvet: The Orphreys And Apparels Are Of Embroidered Silk Velvet.

  • - GREEK SAKKOS, OF RED SATIN EMBROIDERED WITH SILVER-Gilt And Silver Thread WITH SILK.

  • Among the industries are manufactures of cotton, lace and embroidered muslins, and carriage-building, and there are also large market gardens, the district being famed especially for its apples, and some dairy-farming; but the prosperity of the town depends chiefly upon the coal and ironstone of the surrounding country, which is the richest mineral field in Scotland.

  • The evidence may be examined at length in Nicolas and Beltz; it is indisputable that in the wardrobe account from September 1347 to January 1349, the 21st and 23rd Edward III., the issue of certain habits with garters and the motto embroidered on them is marked for St George's Day; that the letters patent relating to the preparation of the royal chapel of Windsor are dated in August 1348; and that in the treasury accounts of the prince of Wales there is an entry in November 1348 of the gift by him of " twenty-four garters to the knights of the Society of the Garter."

  • The costume of the order is of white satin embroidered in silk, with a purple velvet cloak adorned with roses and gold embroidery, but it is now never worn; in the collar the motto Fert is inserted, on the meaning of which there is great uncertainty,' and from it hangs a pendant enclosing a medallion representing the Annunciation (see Plate IV.

  • The ribbons, decorated with embroidered dragons, differ for the various grades and classes.

  • It is usually decorated with lace, but in modern times - in Germany at least - also with embroidered bordures.

  • According to modern Roman use, laid down by the decree of the Congregation of Rites in 1819, the amice must be of linen or of a hempen material, not wool; and, as directed by the new Roman Missal (1570), a small cross must be sewn or embroidered in the middle of it.

  • The peplus was a costly, saffron-coloured garment, embroidered with scenes from the battle between the gods and giants, in which Athena had taken part.

  • English, 13th Century.) The medallions with which it is embroidered contain representations of Christ on the Cross, Christ and St Mary Magdalene, Christ and Thomas, the death of the Virgin, the burial and coronation of the Virgin, St Michael and the twelve Apostles.

  • 4.-Cope Of Embroidered Purple Silk Velvet.

  • Tents embroidered with gold were pitched within the sacred enclosure; and the wealth of Dionysius was vividly shown by the number of chariots which he had entered.

  • Those who retain native costume wear a very full pair of silk trousers, bright colored stockings (usually pink), and a close-fitting vest with hanging sleeves and kirts, open down the front and at the sides, and long enough to turn up and fasten into the girdle, which is generally a cashmere shawl; a cloth jacket, richly embroidered with gold, and having short sleeves, is commonly worn over the vest.

  • A ladys veil is of white muslin, embroidered at the ends in gold and colors; that of a person of the lower class is simply dyed blue.

  • The body was brought to the pile in an embroidered robe and jars of unguents and honey were placed beside it.

  • The ascription to Africanus of an encyclopaedic work entitled Kestoi (embroidered girdles), treating of agriculture, natural history, military science, &c., has been needlessly disputed on account of its secular and often credulous character.

  • Such patterns were used in Cappadocia, and the priest in the rocksculpture at Ibriz wears an embroidered robe strikingly similar in style to the pattern on the Midas tomb; but the idea of using the pattern as the Phrygians did seems peculiar to themselves.

  • For similar reasons it has preserved many old customs and costumes, those of the women being very elaborate and picturesque, while the herdsmen have retained their festival attire of red waistcoats, embroidered braces and canary-coloured shorts.

  • - Bengali Babu wearing the most popular form of the embroidered cap.

  • Memans wear (z) a gold embroidered skull-cap, (2) a long kamis fastened at the neck with 3 or 4 buttons on a gold chain, (3) sadariya, i.e.

  • The material is always of kashida, a kind of embroidered cloth.

  • This is like the kamis of the man, already described; it has full sleeves, is open at the front, which is embroidered, and reaches to the knee or lower.

  • Among Pathans there are two kinds of kurta (kamis or khat); one worn by married women called giradana khat is dark red or blue, embroidered with silk in front; the jalana khat worn by unmarried women is less conspicuous for colour and ornament.

  • Meman women wear also the aba, or overcoat, which differs from that worn by men in that it has loose half sleeves, and fastens with two buttons at each side of the neck over the shoulders; it is embroidered on the breast, and adorned with gold lace on the skirts.

  • There are innumerable styles of cut of shoe, three being the commonest: (I) Salimshahi, these are shaped like English slippers, but are pointed at the toe, terminating in a thin wisp turned back and fastened to the instep. They are mostly made of thin red leather, plain in the case of poorer people and richly embroidered in the case of rich people.

  • Women's shoes differ only in size and in being made of finer material, and in being embroidered.

  • (Later he wrote an elaborate paper to show the survival in New England of the English of the early 17th century.) He embroidered his verse with an entertaining apparatus of notes and mock criticism.

  • The ordinary costume of the pope is similar to that of the other clergy and bishops, but white in colour; his shoes alone are different, being low open shoes, red in colour, with a cross embroidered on the front; these are what are called the "mules," a substitute for the compagi of ancient times, formerly reserved to the pope and his clergy (cf.

  • Over this costume the pope wears, on less solemn occasions, the lace rochet and the red mozetta, bordered with ermine, or the camauro, similar to the mozetta, but with the addition of a hood, and over all the stole embroidered with his arms. The pope's liturgical costume consists, in the first place, of all the elements comprising that of the bishops: stockings and sandals, amice, alb, cincture, tunicle and dalmatic, stole, ring, gloves, chasuble or cope, the latter, however, with a morse ornamented with precious stones, and for head-dress the mitre (see Vestments).

  • A variety of manufactures are carried on, including the making of leather goods, carved wooden vessels, finely plaited mats, embroidered work, shoes of yellow and red leather and pottery of various kinds.

  • The men invariably, wear an onstarched shirt of cotton, sewn with white silk, often, particularly in the south of Persia, elaborately embroidered about the neck.

  • Above this is the kamarchin, a tunic of colored calico, cloth, Kashmir or Kermn shawl, silk, satin or velvet (gold embroidered, or otherwise), according to the time of the year and the purse and position of the wearer.

  • Merchants generally wear a turban of muslin embroidered in colors, or of a yellow pattern on straw-colored muslin, or of calico, or shawl.

  • Most Persians wear a shah kulah, or night hat, a loose baggy cap of shawl or quilted material, often embroidered by the ladies.

  • With the rich it is often of gauze, and much embroidered with gold thread,pearls, &c. The head is usually covered with a char-kadd, or large square of embroidered silk or cotton, folded so as to display the corners, and fastened under the chin by a brooch.

  • It is often of considerable value, being of Kashmir shawl, embroidered gauze, &c. A jika, a jewelled feather-like ornament, is often worn at the side of the head, while the front hair, cut to a level with the mouth, is brought up in love-locks on either cheek.

  • Then the two embroidered legs, now so fashionable as Persian embroideries (nalfsh), occupied a girl from childhood to marriage in making; they are all sewing in elaborate patterns of great beauty, worked on muslin in silk.

  • He evidently thinks that the times have not changed for the better - what with the frequency with which the devil is invoked in modern France, and the sinful expenditure common in the matter of embroidered silk coats.

  • The cross is carried at the head of the procession, and banners embroidered with sacred pictures in places where this is customary; these banners must not be of military or triangular shape.

  • Sundays and holidays bring out a sleeveless jacket, embroidered in red and gold; and both sexes wear sheepskins in cold weather.

  • At the head of the army she rode clothed in a coat of mail, armed with an ancient sword, said to be that with which Charles Martel had vanquished the Saracens, the hiding-place of which, under the altar of the parish church of the village of Ste Catherine de Fierbois, the " voices " had revealed to her; she carried a white standard of her own design embroidered with lilies, and having on the one side the image of God seated on the clouds and holding the world in His hand, and on the other a representation of the Annunciation.

  • The caliphs substituted a covering of figured brocade, and the Egyptian government still sends with each pilgrim caravan from Cairo a new kiswa of black brocade, adorned with a broad band embroidered with golden inscriptions from the Koran, as well as a richer curtain for the door.'

  • It is sometimes elaborately embroidered all over; more usually it is of some rich material, with the borders in front and the hood embroidered, while the morse has given occasion for some of the most beautiful examples of the goldsmith's and jeweller's craft (see Plate II., figs.

  • The mandarins alsowear certain insignia embroidered on their official robes, and have girdle clasps of different material.

  • The first grade have, for civilians an embroidered Manchurian crane on the breast and back, for the military an embroidered unicorn with a girdle clasp of jade set in rubies.

  • The second grade, for civilians an embroidered golden pheasant, for the military a lion with a girdle clasp of gold set in rubies.

  • The women's dress consists of a similar smock, a " zouave " jacket of embroidered velvet and two brightly coloured aprons tied over a white skirt, one in front and one behind.

  • Next the skin came a shirt (lane) of fine texture often richly embroidered.

  • Some of them are skilled workers of brass, and the Brunei women make very beautiful cloth, interwoven and embroidered with gold thread.

  • He adds that they were commonly carpeted and lined within with well-wrought embroidered mats, and were furnished with various utensils.

  • He had just entered, wearing an embroidered court uniform, knee breeches, and shoes, and had stars on his breast and a serene expression on his flat face.

  • The young Princess Bolkonskaya had brought some work in a gold- embroidered velvet bag.

  • Among them were grooms leading the Tsar's beautiful relay horses covered with embroidered cloths.

  • These include printed leather handbags from Kimchi, embroidered silk purses from Alice Caroline and Swarovski crystal belt charms from Virginie Brisset.

  • Many of these badges, embroidered on tartan scarves, will be available for purchase.

  • These include specially embroidered silk and organza bags, seashell placecard holders, and porcelain truffle favor boxes.

  • There 's a ribbon detail between the floral embroidered cups, and slinky straps complete the look.

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