The “Pembroke” tapestry at V&A Museum, contains the armorial bearings of Sir William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke in the style known as “grotesque”.
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
Miniature of the Breviary of Cardinal Grimani, attributed to Marciana Biblioteca of S.Marc, Venice. Fifteenth century.
Renaissance Helmet of Alfonso Piccololomini di Firenze.
French merchant in the sixteenth century.
Renee de Rieux, demoiselle de Châteauneuf.