Costumes 1000 to 1300 A.D. The two men in this picture might very well be, from the manner in which they are dressed, members of Robin Hood’s band.
Wildebeest, also called the gnu. African scenery and animals by Samuel Daniell.
This complete “Rossgelieger” is of excellent quality. The breastplate, called “Fürbug”. The saddle is a so-called “crib saddle”.
The Trinitarian Order is an order in the Roman Catholic Church. It was founded at the turn of the 13th century and was originally a monastic order dedicated to the spiritual struggle against Islam.
THE subjects represented in this plate belong to the finest period of the Renaissance, when the art of the Italian miniature-painters had attained its highest pitch of perfection.
Italy. Roman folk costumes from 19th century. Costumes of the inhabitants of Trastevere. The folk hero Meo Patacca.
Silk fabric. Background red pattern opposite. Large circles with elephants. The pattern is a Byzantine redesign of an originally Sassanid pattern.
A 16th century Persian Royal Garden Carpet. (Reputed to have been made for Shah Abbas the Great for Sefavi Palace.) Date 1587-1628
The two people in this plate lived very late in the 14th Century and were probably young fashionables who were up to the minute in their styles.
History of Costume. Byzantium. 400 – 1100 AD. Costumes of the Eastern Roman emperor and empress.