The delightful lady on her way to a masked ball is an illustration from an old Swedish book (courtesy of SandS) which I phototransferred on to cotton. There are a couple of gauze pieces too, some with ancient Latin script and a lovely morsel of a music manuscript. Some crocheted lace, a snippet of an old tray-cloth and the inevitable mother-of-pearl buttons were added for decoration. There's even some little pearls in there. I stitched round the portrait and went a bit mad with the french knots, but stopped short of adding any more hand-stitching. I'm never sure when enough is enough. Should I have put some more/different stitches on it? What do you reckon?