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Russian diadem / tiara and earrings, circa 1770. A wreath of roses and bees set with colored diamonds of yellow and pink. The leaves are enameled gold. Each element of the wreath is reversible for versatility, and can be divided into 7 pieces. (via Munn's tiaras a history of splendour)
Gentleman's suit, 1770-1780, Hungary, budge, felt, embroidered with flat stitch, braiding. "...made of dark blue felt...set-in sleeves; the borders are embroidered with alternating motifs of big and small bunches of flowers, in green and white silk thread. Lined with brown lamb's fur ( a later addition)...width adjustable with a lace at the back. The borders and the standing collar are embroidered with the motifs described above. Decorated with white and green silk braids all around."