Pink silk brocade robe -- Sack back open gown of rose pink ribbed silk brocaded with scattered multicolored flower sprays and small cream flower sprigs, looped cream silk fringe trim ~ from Tasha Tudor Historic Costume Collection (New Hope, PA)
Origami belt by Freak Factory. This accessory is built up as a modern belt, which consists of many folded-up origami style ornaments. The shape of the belt frames up the hips. This accessory may be tied up both at the front and back.
The workmanship in this Croatian ensemble is quite intricate. The pleats on the blouse and skirt are an effective juxtaposition to the detailed overall embroidery. The liveliness of the ensemble is notable for its unique, but complementary, needlework; unlike some traditional costumes, the apron compliments and actually completes the skirt
Renfrew Wood, New York, Gray silk chiffon over ivory China silk trimmed w/hand-painted metal shells made to look like freshwater pearls. Upper bodice & sleeves are ivory lace over cream silk. Stand collar down through throat is