★ Court Presentation Ensemble (1896)
~ Things of the Past

★ Court Presentation Ensemble (1896)

★ Utterly exquisite court ensemble worn by Emily Warren Roebling for her formal presentation to Queen Victoria in 1896. The wife of Brooklyn Bridge engineer, Washington Augustus Roebling, Emily played a significant role in the building of the bridge by taking over day-to-day… Continue reading

★ 1885 Women’s Embroidered Boots
~ Things of the Past

★ 1885 Women’s Embroidered Boots

★ I love this exquisitely embroidered pair of women’s boots – the flowers are so delicate, and the soft and subtle colours stand out so wonderfully against the black! Currently in the collections of LACMA, they’re made of fine silk, linen, kid leather and suede, and they were… Continue reading