The Hôtel Chambellan at Dijon. It has hitherto been known by various names, — Hôtel Chambellan, Hôtel des Ambassadeurs, and Hôtel d’Angleterre.
Some of the clasps, called châtelaines, with which this plate is filled, belong to the style which was in fashion from 1719 to 1745
the Corinthian capitals. The pilasters from the Villa Medici are as perfect specimens of Roman ornament as could be found.
PAINTED AND LACQUERED SEDAN CHAIR WITH DOMED TOP. Designed by the Brothers Adam for Lady Watkin Williams Wynn. Now in the Bethnal Green Museum. Circa 1776.
Greek-Roman art. Mosaics, painted bas-reliefs and wall paintings found in Herculaneum and Pompeii. Ornaments from panels, friezes, borders and mural paintings.
Roman Republic 500 BC. – 30 BC. A senator’s toga. The Paenula. A stripe, or clavis, down the center of the tunic, marks the wearer as a senator.
The comfortable costume, in which the belt was attached at a normal height, was soon followed by the close-fitting dress, the robe collante
Marginal paintings. Paintings in St. Sophia. Mosaics from Palermo. Enameled border. Paintings at Constantinople.
The early toga. This earliest model is probably the shortest and widest example of the semicircular or half-moon-shaped togas.
Coat of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II (1686-1743), founder of Jeypore (Jaipur); silk and gold, embroidered with silk.