High carat gold ring, circa 1798 -1800, containing a virtuoso micro-ivory carving of warships engaged in battle, with cannons blazing. The vessels are set on a cobalt blue glass ground, in an octagonal glazed compartment, within a seed pearl surround.
3. Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2013: the skirt of this dress is a modern take on the Spanish device called the Verdugale or Spanish Farthingale, with its cone-shaped skirt understructure that increases in size starting from the waist reaching to the floor
fashionsfromhistory: Child’s Court Dress, 1600 A special jewel in the costume collection of Lippe State Museum is a courtly child's dress from the Renaissance. It is decorated in the style of Spanish fashion and was worn by the Countess Catherine Lippe Lippe. She died on 19 May 1600 at the age of 6 years.Furthermore, in the grave were still a bonnet, shirt fragments (both lost), shoes, socks, and a necklace with a pendant.
Evening cape | Cristóbal Balenciaga (circa 1963) This evening cape by Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895–1972) is made from white gazar. It is double-breasted with four covered buttons and has a deep flounce seam and inset pocket in the flounce. It was designed to be worn with matching dress and is typical of the pared-down elegance of his creations of the 1960s.