The Royal Collection
Archaeology & Art on Instagram: "Diadem of Princess Khenmet. Date: c. Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, ca. 1991-1803 BC. Now in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. This masterpiece was found in the tomb of “Khnemet” and her sister “Ita” in Dahshur. The crown is made of a network of interlaced gold wires that entangle nearly 200 small flowers, each with a carnelian eye and five turquoise-inlaid petals. The wires are tied to three pins on each side of five ‘crosses’, which are actually five clusters of
Kate Strasdin on Instagram: "This is my earliest memory of the Queen’s wardrobe. The Hardy Amies suit and Simone Mirman hat were worn by the Queen on the occasion of her Silver Jubilee in 1977. I was three and so it was a fleeting recollection but there it is entwined with family memories and shared occasions @royalcollectiontrust #thequeen #queenelizabethii #royaldress #royalstyle #royalfashion #silverjubilee #hardyamies #simonemirman #milliner #royalmilliner #royalcollection #pinksuit #dresshi
@vintagefashionguild on Instagram: "Blue tulle evening gown designed by Norman Hartnell for Queen Elizabeth, she wore the dress when President Kennedy and First Lady Jackie Kennedy visited the Buckingham Palace in 1961. The TV show "The Crown" made a similar dress for the scene. (second photo) Learn more about Hartnell at VFG Label Resource (Link in bio) Photo: Getty / Winterthur Museum #thecrown #queenelizabeth
Archaeology & Art on Instagram: "The Essen Crown. 10th century AD. Collection: Essen Cathedral Treasury, Essen, Germany. The origin of the crown is unclear. For a long time it was claimed that the crown was made for the coronation of Otto III in 983 and had been gifted to Essen Abbey by him. Essen Abbey, under the leadership of Abbess Mathilde, who was a granddaughter of Otto I, had a particularly close relationship to the Ottonian royal family, as demonstrated by significant donations by th
Marie-Antoinette's Fan; Acquirer: Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901) Provenance: Reputedly, Queen Marie-Antoinette; purchased in Paris by Queen Louise of the Belgians for Queen Victoria, 1839; bequeathed to King Edward VII, 1901 Description: acquired for Queen Victoria in Paris by her aunt, Queen Louise of the Belgians (1812-50) in late December 1839, between Queen Victoria’s proposal of marriage to Prince Albert in October 1839 and the royal wedding in February 1840
Essen crown. The small crown is the oldest surviving crown of lilies in Europe. It is stored for almost a millennium in the Essen treasury. It was used until the 16th century at the coronation of the Golden Madonna at the Candlemas on February 2nd. The gold band with 4 lilies is decorated with filigree patterns of coupled gold wires, set with pearls and precious stones. The crown was created at the second half of the 11th century. The origin of the crown is unclear.