Caroline Tonna is an art and dress historian. She holds Bachelor degrees, in Anthropology and in Art and Art History from the University of Malta. She has also obtained a Master of Arts degree in Art History, specialising in 19th century dress history and photography. Since 2011, she has been a volunteer at Casa Rocca Piccola as curator of the extraordinary
collection of costume and lace. She also helped out Marquis Nicolas de Piro to produce and
publish the book, Ladies of Malta in Extravagant & Spectacular Maltese Lace (2013).