1811 French or English outfit. "Isabelle", from the exhibition "Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion". Lancaster-Barreto collection. Moss green silk taffetas pelisse with sky blue silk lining and Point de Bruxelles lace collar. 1810 pumpkin-colored cashmere shawl, Indian. 1812-1815 English/Italian gold brooch with sea shell cameo and paste jewels.
This photo shows curator Caroline de Guitaut, holding the Delhi Durbar Tiara, on show for the first time and made to mark the succession of King George V as King Emperor in 1911, at a new exhibition at Buckingham Palace, London. The new exhibition at Buckingham Palace shows jewels collected by six monarchs over three centuries to mark the Queen's Diamond jubilee this summer.