Young girl from Reykjavik, Island in festive dress. Farmer and girl in Sunday state from Dalarna County, Sweden. Young woman in summer costume from the Swedish province of Bleking. Family in Sunday state from the Parish of Leksand, Dalarna, Sweden. Winter coat of sheepskin from the Swedish Sudermanland.
Greek military. War costumes and weapons. The Spartans, Hoplites, Peltasts. The leaders, the soldiers, the shields. Defensive weapons. Attacking weapons.
History of ancient Greek musical instruments. The syrinx or pan flute, the harp, lyras and flutes. The lyre and the flute were the most popular musical instruments of the Greeks.
The Syon Cope.
A fine example of the ecclesiastical needlework for which England was noted in the thirteenth century; presented to the Duke of Northumberland by refugee nuns from Portugal, to whose convent it belonged, and whom he sheltered at Syon House during the Continental troubles of the early nineteenth century.
The Italian fashion in France. The collars of the dresses. Metal and wooden corsets. Display of fine lingerie. The passementerie works and laces. The rules of etiquette. The expansion of ruffs.
The Persian residence of the Paris World Exhibition of 1878 was the type of wooden building found in Turkey, Egypt and India. The furniture consists only of divans, covered with embroidered cashmere, carpets and portières.
Painting by Paolo Veronese. Venetian nobility at the second half of the 16th century. The ladies’ costumes belong to the period 1575-1585.
Greece. Women’s costumes. The main piece of clothing was the chiton, in Roman times the tunica, a long, folded piece of textile that was wrapped around the body
Assyrian-Babylonian culture of the ancient world. Furniture, architecture, rulers, soldiers, weapons, slaves, customs.
Tuscan and Venetian Ladies 1460-80. Unpublished paintings from the Libraries of Trieste, Venice etc.