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Collar, ca. 1890. Italian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Eleanor L. Turnbull, 1960 (2009.300.1983) | Notable in the design are the realistic depictions of four different flower varieties, including iris and tulips and the significant variation of grounds in the floral motifs which heightens the visual interest. #iris #flower

Headdress. 1790–1810, Russian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of her mother, Elizabeth Greenman Stillman, 1931 (2009.300.1106)