The floral dress is from Red Valentino. The background (York wallcoverings) is a “toile de Jouy” : ” a type of printed calico with a characteristic floral, figure, or landscape design on a light background, typically used for upholstery or curtains. Originally made at Jouy-en-Josas, near Paris”.
Antibes, ville de mon enfance,
Objet de mon affection,
A jamais dans mon esprit et mon cœur…
Claude Monet painted the French Riviera and Antibes several times. This piece of art called “View seen from the Salis garden” was realized in 1888. Antibes is a well known town on the French Riviera, located between Cannes (12km) and Nice (20km). Antibes is a historic town ; it was the only town on the coast to be protected by ramparts.
The Snow White figurine is from Nao by Lladro. Red Valentino was inspired by Disney with a Snow White collection including the dress. The tea pot is from Zulily. Besides, the mirror is from the Snow White collection by Besame.
Iris (rainbow in Greek) is the rainbow deesse and messager of the gods. She is charged to deliver the divine messages to the mortals. The rainbow is the Iris manifestation ; it is the bridge between the earth and the sky. To the poets, the rainbow is the track of the Iris’s foot when she descends quickly from the Olympus to the earth. They also name the rainbow as the Iris’s scarf.