Over her wrapper clung the old shawl whose snowy web was sown with broidery of linnæa-bells, green vine and rosy blossom.
If I would not as lief as forty shillings have done with broidery and peltry, then the moon is made of green cheese.
She was clad in a simple woollen gown, without lace or broidery, her only ornament a silver bracelet.
The Prioress and a Novice are sitting in a window-seat engaged in broidery work.
For the rest, she played with her maidens the live-long day, or took her broidery frame, plying the needle and long silken thread.
Fair hands, used only to the lute and broidery frame, unsheathed the dagger and made bare the breast.
Matilda looked up from the broidery on which she was engaged, and beckoned to her the child thus praised.
Brynhild in her bower was occupied in broidery: she had people and lands around her.
Ann, who was ever diligent, took less pleasure in idle dreaming; she would ever carry a book or some broidery in her hand.
Slave gals' pantalettes warn't ruffled and tucked and trimmed up wid lace and 'broidery lak Miss Polly's chilluns' was.