The woman shown here might very well be the Queen herself. White and black were likewise popular and always appeared somewhere in the color scheme.
The Elizabethan era is probably regarded by many as the most dramatic and colorful period in the history of western dress.
England Tudor. Elizabethan peasant costumes 1550-1620.
Babur setting out with his army. Indian Grand Mogul, leading a campaign. War costumes of the 16th century.
The Ardabil carpet is a famous Iranian Persian carpet from the 16th century and at the same time the oldest carpet in the world with a specific year of manufacture.
Indian arts and crafts. Mughal Empire. Elephant Ankus. Indian dagger called Khuttar. Mongolian helmet from the 16th century.
This complete “Rossgelieger” is of excellent quality. The breastplate, called “Fürbug”. The saddle is a so-called “crib saddle”.
THE subjects represented in this plate belong to the finest period of the Renaissance, when the art of the Italian miniature-painters had attained its highest pitch of perfection.
A 16th century Persian Royal Garden Carpet. (Reputed to have been made for Shah Abbas the Great for Sefavi Palace.) Date 1587-1628
England Tudor. Peasant clothing from 1500 to 1550, during the reign of Henry VIII. Renaissance 16th century. History of costume.