Italian soldiers in Mi-Parti fashion. Renaissance clothing from Venice and Lombardy at the beginning of the 16th century.
Although the portraits represent the most illustrious occupants of the Imperial throne, they have not been chosen mainly for that reason, but because in every case the person represented is wearing interesting examples of jewellery.
THIS engraving shows the upper and lower portions of a vertical panel, supposed to have originally formed a pilaster or border to a piece of tapestry.
QUEEN ELIZABETH’S BUSKINS. Tudor era
Habit of a Woman of Africa in 1581 from Habitus Variarum. Africaine
VIE DU CHATEAU — DEPART POUR LA PROMENADE La Châtelaine s’avance en tète du cortege montée sur une haquenée près de laquelle se tient un page. A droite le seigneur tout habillé de vert. Des sonneurs de trompe ouvrent la marche.
Renaissance Helmet of Alfonso Piccololomini di Firenze.
French merchant in the sixteenth century.
Renee de Rieux, demoiselle de Châteauneuf.
Dame Romaine (Nouvelle mairee 1581) Renaissance style in the 16th century.