Detail - Ball gown 1820 Place of origin:Britain, UK (made) Date:ca. 1820 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Silk satin and silk net embroidered with metal and trimmed with silk blonde bobbin lace, hand sewn
Jane Austen would have worn this style dress. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, whitework became the favored embellishment for fashionable Grecian-style gowns, the latest fashion, with low necks and high waists.
Toddler Prince Michael and his mother Helen, right, with his paternal aunt, Queen Marie of Yugoslavia (nee Princess of Romania) and her son, Crown Prince Peter. Both boys would be the last kings of their countries.