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A pair of pale pink silk slippers with two silver buttons on the front of the shoe joined with a silver link and cut-out moons. With leather soles stamped with crosses.

Dolls given by the children of France to Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret

Jeanne Lanvin [Paris]

Ascot gown c.1938

RCIN 93178

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1938 was a year of crisis internationally; this had a negative impact on the export of Parisian haute couture. Established couturiers like Lanvin were keen to be involved as participation in the making of the trousseaux was certain to bring publicity and enhanced reputation.