Usage examples for embroidered

  1. As soon as they had loosened his arms and pulled off his hunting- shirt, the embroidered pouch attracted their attention. – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  2. The count turned, and, in addressing some indifferent question to the host, opened his gold- embroidered blue satin vest. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  3. Snorri took note also of her dress and of the coverlet reaching from the bed's foot to her waist, that they were of silk for the most part, and richly embroidered and her shift and the bed- sheets about her of fine linen. – The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  4. When she shivered and confessed that she was cold, Nick fetched her a priest's coat from the gallery, a rare piece of brocade, embroidered perhaps by queen's fingers, and smelling of incense. – The Port of Adventure by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  5. To sum up, his blue blouse, embroidered with red, showing off the nervous chest of the young blacksmith, and indicating his robust shoulders, falling down in graceful folds, put not the least constraint upon his free and easy gait, and became him much better than either frock- coat or dress- coat would have done. – The Wandering Jew, Book II. by Eugene Sue
  6. The elder was about sixteen, and even in the opinion of my friend Doctor W., a cool judge in these matters, a beautiful girl, possessing in its fullest extent all the elements of Grecian beauty: a dark, clear complexion, dark hair, set off by a little red cap embroidered with gold thread, and a long blue tassel hanging down behind, and large black eyes, expressing a melancholy quiet, but which might be excited to shoot forth glances of fire more terrible than her father's sword. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, Vol. I (of 2) by John Lloyd Stephens
  7. On the bed was the little pillow, with the embroidered slip over a cover of pink satin Virginia had made, and taking it from the bed she put it into one of the boxes which had been left open until the last minute. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  8. She said, " I have two embroidered waists, which Mrs. Packard wished me to carry to her daughter, as a present from her mother; but nothing else." – Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity by Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard
  9. The young lady advanced to the front of her balcony, rolling between her fingers, with the dexterity of a Spaniard, a paper- full of light- colored tobacco, which she took from a bag of embroidered velvet. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  10. Embroidered cloths of camel's- hair and silk covered the walls. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  11. He paused, and took out a silk handkerchief, embroidered here and there with purple flowers by his child. – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  12. Some of Jadar's zenana women traveled in gilded chaudols carried on the shoulders of four bearers and shaded with netting of colored embroidered silk. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  13. An embroidered handkerchief lay upon the floor. – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  14. To console them, he promised to bring back green parrots and golden bracelets, and embroidered satins from Japan. – Orientations by William Somerset Maugham
  15. She had embroidered a tunic for her brother. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
  16. Percy drew a long breath, settled himself back, clasped the fingers of his left hand in the fingers of his right, fixed his eyes firmly upon the cross- embroidered red shoe opposite, and began. – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  17. " My glove which I dropped," she answered, quietly, holding up the dainty bit of embroidered kid. – The Fatal Glove by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
  18. The number was a separate insignia embroidered above the cannon. – American Military Insignia 1800-1851 by J. Duncan Campbell
  19. In front of the bed are her two little embroidered slippers, so tiny that they look as if they had been made for a child. – A Hungarian Nabob by Maurus Jókai
  20. Dainty shoes were embroidered in those old times. – Chats on Old Lace and Needlework by Emily Leigh Lowes