NIGHT&DAY dress by C.F. Worth 1858 - A fancy dress costume made of blue and yellow silk. The silk velvet bodice is boned and lined with cream silk. The multilayered skirt has decorative elements such as butterflies, bats, flowers, a stuffed bird and a padded silver moon crescent, all attached onto the skirt and further trimmed with beads and sequins. This fancy dress costume includes the original silk slippers, one for Night, one for Day, and a feather fan, also split into night and Day.
An antique diamond tiara, circa 1900. The centre of sunburst star and crescent moon motifs entirely set with cushion-shaped diamonds, graduating in size towards the centre, above a larger similarly cut diamond, between a scrolling frame set with old brilliant-cut diamonds, accented by two smaller similarly set sunburst stars, brooch, hair ornaments, ring and tiara fittings and screw supplied, fitted case by Cav. Vincenzo Giura Giojelliere, Napoli. #antique #tiara