Maltese Women. Cotoner. Bichon. Ancient Tomb.

Maltese Women. Dress. Historical costumes. Maltese Dog. Ancient Tomb.

Ancient Tomb. Bichon or Maltese Dog. Dress of the Maltese Women. Remains of the Cotoner.

Dress of the Maltese Women.

Ancient Tomb. Bichon or Maltese Dog. Dress of the Maltese Women. Remains of the Cotoner.

As Bichon (French for lap dog) referred are various small, long to curly-haired dog breeds.

Fra ‘Raphael Cotoner i d’Olesa (Rafael or Raffaele) c. 1601-1663, was the 60th Grand Master of the Order of Malta. He belonged to the Aragonese tongue of the Order. As Grand Master, he served on 6 June 1660 to his death in the year 1663.

Source: Ancient and Modern Malta. The history of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem. Containing a description of the ports and cities of Malta and Goza. By Louis de Boisgelin. Knight of Malta. Published by G. & J. Robinson. London 1804.


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