Applique is hand embroidered with gold metal bullion wire onto a black felt background. Vintage Applique measures 3 1/4 by 4 inches and is a stiff applique as a result of the METAL embroidery. These are great for period headdresses, belts and shoe vamps as shown in the pictures. Applique back is covered with black crinoline and is ready to apply to costumes, hats, belts and other accessories. Excellent condition.