embroideress


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Noun1.embroideress - a woman embroiderer
embroiderer - someone who ornaments with needlework
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Her mother had stitched and embroidered them herself; she had lavished on them all the delicacies of her art of embroideress, and all the embellishments of a robe for the good Virgin.
The great-grandson of Madam Albert, who began the business in 1870, Hurel considers a good embroideress to be one who "not only has fairy hands, but also a good eye.