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  • One day, looking for a pencil sharpener, she found some gold-threaded pony tail holders in his desk drawer.

    Eclipse

  • Among the highlights is a "cloth of gold," the name European traders gave the gold-threaded silk woven by craftsmen brought in by the Mongols from Central Asia and eastern Iran.

    NYC Exhibit Unveils Rich Treasures Of Yuan Dynasty

  • "I am the king," he cracks, before disappearing into a makeup trailer, re-emerging minutes later as Mongkut, King of Siam, in a sparkling, gold-threaded kimono-style jacket, silk culottes and a crisp white shirt.

    No More Mr. Tough Guy

  • As the Whitman brothers traverse the arid landscape of northern India, they not only wear Marc Jacobs suits, $3,000 loafers with hand-painted stars and constellations and $6,000 belts “made special for me,” but they also don, in turns, bright flower necklaces, handmade slippers and gold-threaded head scarves.

    Welcome to Wes World

  • A tale of greed, debauchery and a $6,000 gold-threaded shower curtain.

    CNN Transcript Jan 18, 2005

  • On the table was a runner of gold-threaded Chinese fabric, four magazines, a silver box containing cigarette-crumbs, and three

    Babbit

  • They craned their necks and cooed as they caught glimpses of the infamous $6,000 gold-threaded shower curtain and $15,000 umbrella stand that became potent symbols of Mr. Kozlowski's corporate excess.

    Fucking Articulate

  • It was a plain room, all of stone, with a silver shrine in the corner, gold-threaded hangings on the walls, and brass lanterns burning in wall-mounted cressets.

    Chosen Of The Gods

  • The entry hall, like everything in the King-priest™s private residence, was richly appointed, with the finest furnishings from the empire™s many provinces: mahogany panels from the jungles of Falthana on the walls; gold-threaded arrases from sun-drenched Gather; carpets woven by the desert-dwelling folk of Dravinaar.

    Chosen Of The Gods

  • Immediately to die right of my seat stood an octagonal table, upon whose gold-threaded marble top rested a most remarkable object.

    Nevermore

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