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  • Among them is one of white satin, with many-colored embroidery, in the style of the Renaissance, by Miss Barbara Wolf; also a large bedcover executed with ebony-colored cordonet silk in open embroidery; some artistic hand-work from the atelier of the Lette Club; an ornamental pillow by Mrs. von Wedel, executed in the most exquisite manner, with gold silk and applique on red satin, as well as a rich collection of covers and pillows of various styles, among which the fine work of Mrs. Gerson deserves mention.

    Art and Handicraft in the Woman's Building of the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893

  • She wore an outfit straight off the pages of Vogue, a gold glittery number usually reserved for celebrities on red carpetssomething Nia would never wear in a million years, not even for Halloween.

    The After Wife

  • Above it, the Three Crescents of Tear, white on red and gold, and the many-rayed Rising Sun of Cairhien, gold on blue, flanked Rand's own scarlet flag, all three twitching in a breeze that might have come from an oven.

    Lord of Chaos

  • Otti presents the rest of the LRA “high command” as we sit down on red plastic chairs in the tent, its side flaps rolled up to allow some air.

    A Billion Lives

  • The warm sunlight gave him a lazy, comfortable, lie-around-all-morning-and-scratch-your-armpits feeling, but inside his nose the cilia were waving, the turbinates were knocking, and the spheno-ethmoidal recess was on red alert: by Woden's honey pots, what a scent!

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • Then it dawns on me that, for as long as our delegates are in the conference room, there's nobody left for him to watch, which only goes to show that when you're geared up to peak performance with your nerve-ends out and your interpreter's third ear on red alert you can still be thick-headed when it comes to common sense.

    the mission song

  • My Marisela Cordes manipulation detector went on red alert.

    The 310: Boy Trouble

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