Definitions of embroidered

  1. of Embroider

Usage examples for embroidered

  1. 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
  2. The number was a separate insignia embroidered above the cannon. – American Military Insignia 1800-1851 by J. Duncan Campbell
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. " My glove which I dropped," she answered, quietly, holding up the dainty bit of embroidered kid. – The Fatal Glove by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Dainty shoes were embroidered in those old times. – Chats on Old Lace and Needlework by Emily Leigh Lowes
  11. She had embroidered a tunic for her brother. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Embroidered cloths of camel's- hair and silk covered the walls. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  15. 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
  16. 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