thread-of-gold love

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  • His white cloak, the flaring sun large on either breast in thread-of-gold, was silk as well, and his gold-embroidered white coat.

    Knife of Dreams

  • The gilded Dragon buckle of his sword belt caught the light, and so did the thread-of-gold embroidery that covered his blue silk coat.

    The Path of Daggers

  • Among the banners and pennants lining the cornices of the chamber, Martin Stepaneos 'Three Leopards, silver on black, hung next to a gold-fringed Illianer Royal Standard, nine bees worked in thread-of-gold on green silk.

    Lord of Chaos

  • His coat and breeches were dark blue silk suitable for a royal court, elaborately embroidered with thread-of-gold on collar and cuffs, everything buttoned up or laced despite the heat.

    The Fires of Heaven

  • The more stripes in House colors, the higher the rank of the wearer, but men and women with color from neck to waist or lower stood behind Tairens clearly of minor Houses, with yellow embroidery instead of thread-of-gold and wool instead of silk.

    The Fires of Heaven

  • The blue-eyed man certainly wore the puffy-sleeved coat, yellow with thread-of-gold stripes, but it was all undone, his shirt only half tucked into his breeches, and his feet bare.

    The Dragon Reborn

  • It was so light, in fact, that Tobas had second thoughts about his conclusion that thread-of-gold had been used.

    With a Single Spell

  • This audience chamber actually came close to being impressive, he decided; the tapestries here were not visibly faded at all, and a few used thread-of-gold that gleamed brightly in the candlelight.

    With a Single Spell

  • Her robes of cream-colored silk were expensively embroidered with thread-of-gold, and cut neither to reveal nor emphasize her voluptuous curves, though they could not conceal them from the Cimmerian's discerning eye.

    Conan The Unconquered

  • One of the bravos, an unshaven man wearing a soiled cloak embroidered with thread-of-gold over a ragged cotton tunic, smiled, showing the black ened stumps of his teeth.

    Conan the Defender

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