LADIES FASHION OF THE TWELFTH CENTURY.
THE figures on the present plate are taken from different illuminations in the Cottonian Manuscript Nero C. IV. executed, probably, before the middle of the twelfth century.
ECCLESIASTICS OF THE TWELFTH CENTURY.
NO class of figures occurs so frequently in the illuminations of our earlier manuscripts, as those of ecclesiastics of different grades; and as the older illuminators were almost exclusively monks, we are justified in concluding that none are represented more accurately with regard to their costume and other characteristics.
The Armenian bishop of Djulfa, Azerbaidjan. c. 1886
Buddhist Priest and Gentleman of Loo choo.
Friar of the Order of St. Francis.
The Howling Dervishes.
Ottoman Empire. Istanbul Turkey.