A YOUNG DUCHESS. THIRTEENTH CENTURY.
THE accompanying rich and elegant costume has been extracted from a picture by the Duc de Seyde, who died, in the flower of his years, a a victim to his passion for art. He was celebrated both as painter and engraver. At once the friend and rival of Albert Durer (1471 -1528), a noble emulation led them often to treat the same subjects, and the friendship which united them was expressed by a frequent interchange of their works.
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Emma Hayden Eames
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Late medieval, Renaissance, Tudor, Burgundy
Viuda Rica Coiffure
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Middle ages, 13th century
Peasant bride from Brittany in 1840
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A PEASANT OF THE GEILTAL.
THE dress of the men of Geiltal, in former times of an extremely peculiar fashion, is even at the present day unique and original.