The Rath-Haus, or town-hall, at Cologne, is interesting, not merely from the singularity of its style, but from its connexion with the traditionary history of this ancient city.
Italian princes in the fashion of the 15th century. Italian noblemen, heralds and squires in the fashion of Mi-Parti. Garments with coloured lobes, saddles and bells. Crakow shoes also known as poulaines or pikes.
This strong Crossbow consists of fishbones. Usually such crossbows have the steel bow, but for the winter time such fishbone bows were chosen.
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French school, second half of the 15th century.
Portrait of Margaret of York (1446 – 1503), wife of Charles the Bold. The lady with the hennin.
Byzantium and Abyssinia. Patriarchal type. The Maronites and the Byzantine Orthodox churches. The Abyssinian Cross. Emperor of the Eastern Empire and Princes of the Imperial Family. The Tiara and the Crown.
The Doge of Venice from the 9th to the 16th century. State regalia. Officials. Jewish merchant of the 14th century.
Glass painting of church windows with grisaille window roses. Painting on glass attained its highest excellence in the thirteenth century.
The hoop skirt in the age of the Spanish fashion (Renaissance) 16th century, in the age of rococo (Baroque), 18th century, crinoline fashion, 19th century.
Renaissance. Italian and Dutch types. Female fashions in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. The coloring of the hair in Venice.
Venetian, Florentine and Milanese fashion. In the 15th century luxury reached its highest level especially among the Venetian nobility.