E. O. Hoppé - Lady Nancy Astor (nee Langhorne), wife of Viscount William Waldorf Astor, wearing elaborate headpiece composed of crown (probably set with Sancy diamond which belonged to Queen Elizabeth I) and drape of fabric and pearls.
First Ladies - Nancy Gere - Windham Fabrics 36229 1 Navy Floral Stripe 100% Cotton 44-45" wide 1800's Reproduction Fabric
Iwan Tirta authored several prominent books on the subject of batik. An advocate of batik decades before the fabric regained popularity, Tirta's designs gained attention both in Indonesia and internationally. He designed batik clothing for U.S. President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan during their visit in the 1980s. He counted Nelson Mandela among his clients.