Byzantine Knight and Chancellor. 10th century.

Byzantine, chancellor, nobility, costume,
Byzantine warrior and chancellor.

Byzantine Nobility.

Knight and Chancellor. 

Source: Münchener Bilderbogen 1848 bis 1898. On the history of costumes. Published by Braun & Schneider. Royal Court and University Printing Office of Dr. C. Wolf & Sohn in Munich.

Illustration, damasks, ornament

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Note:  Byzantine silk fabric. The mantle of St. Fridolin. 4th to 8th century.

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