Diane Thalmann has been collecting and selling antique costume and textiles for over 25 years.

She is self-taught and has extensive and comprehensive knowledge of antique costume from the period 1780 to 1830.

She has sold to various American museums, private collectors world-wide and some of her items were included in an important exhibition in Milan "Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion" in 2010.

She endeavours  to source attractive items of interest and quality.




Ladies' group 1805

Toile de Jouy 1790

Empire hand embroidered shawl 1810