Ancient Byzantine nobility costumes. Emperor and noble boy.

Ancient Byzantine nobility costumes and court dresses.

Byzantine emperor, noble boy.

Byzantine emperor and noble page boy. Ancient Byzantine nobility costumes and court dresses.

Note:  Byzantine dalmatica. Albanian embroidery. 12th century.

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