Evening dress trimmed with metallic lace, Devoré, circa Wedgewood blue velvet cut to a gold satin ground. Metallic gold lace on bodice and underskirt. Rhinestone and crystal beaded appliqué on the front and back bodice and train
North India: Carved emerald, pearl, enamel and gold ring century). The Mughal emperors and other Indian princely families had a passion for precious stones and pearls. And among the stones most prized were emeralds, particularly carved emeralds.