The stunning vault mosaics of Westminster Cathedral's Lady chapel were designed by Gilbert Pownall, and were executed in the 1930s. The gold vault, symbolic of heaven, and depicting the story of our Lady, took five years to complete.
[This is over-the-top, but looks like lace petticoats. Fascinating.] Those this images beauty might be a lot because of the building that is photographed. I think the perspective allows some depth and the lighting emphasizes the buildings beauty.