Elizabethan period costume - corseted elizabethan-shaped bodice constructed in an elaborate brocade, embellished with further beading and faux fur. The main skirt was in a deep cream silk, opening at the front to show a brocade panel, enhanced with pearls.
A GREEK GOLD OLIVE WREATH, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C. composed of two olive tree branches bound together at the back with spiral-twisted wire, with lateral shoots of centrally-ribbed leaves and berries attached by long wire stems; the front leaves showing signs of fire damage. Width approx. 9 1/2 in. 24.1 cm.