Monastic habit of spiritual orders from Poland, Germany and Flanders from the 10th to the 18th century.
Gallic fabrics and embroideries. Gaul Plate 8.
FIGURES OF ECCLESIASTICS. FROM THE SCULPTURES OF THE CATHEDRAL OF CHARTRES. CHARTRES is one of the most ancient and interesting towns in France. Popular traditions carry the date of the… Read More
CROSS FROM MOUNT ATHOS. BEFORE the Christian era, Mount Athos was celebrated for the length of its shadow (ingenti tellurem proximus umbra vestit. Stat.), which was said to reach as… Read More
Content: The Norman Period William the Conqueror, 1066-1087. by Mrs. Charles H. Ashdown.
The Saxon costume period, c. 460 to 1066 With the advent of this period we leave to a certain extent the region of conjecture, and enter within the bounds of… Read More
Armed infantry warrior in brigandine. France 10th century. Guerrier arme de la Brigantine. X° Siècle.
The Varangian Guard At the end of the tenth century the Varangian Guard, an Imperial bodyguard, were a conspicuous, picturesque, and useful adjunct to the Byzantine Court. They were recruited… Read More
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Robes. Cotte hardie, Houppelande avec chaperon, Femme élégante sous Charles VIII, Pelicon, Renaud de Saint Vincent,
Medieval Franks dress of the 10th Century. Top row left: Frankish king and queen. Right: Frankish noble ladies. Bottom row left to right: King Charles the Bald with Empire insignia.… Read More