When Marie Antoinette married Louis XVI of France, she missed her Kipfel, and sent to Vienna for an Austrian baker to teach his Paris confreres the art of making them.
Indo-Persian Rug of the catalogue of oriental rugs in the collection of James Franklin Ballard.
Instruments of torture. Shame mask, thief catcher, thumbscrews, iron collar, branding iron. Middle Ages and modern times.
The Clan of the Mac-Nicols, Sinclai, Colqhon, Farquharson, Urqhart, Mathesons, Mac-Niels, Clan Mac-Ivor, Chisholm, Mac-Lean, Clar-Innis
Transitional Female costume between the Elizabethan and Charles I modes. Elizabethan fashion 1550 to 1620.
The man and woman shown here are wearing typical ensembles of the Elizabethan era. The man is somewhat of a dandy. The woman is wearing a Spanish farthingale.
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.
Nuns of St. Vincent of Paul. Confraternities of Charity. Mademoiselle le Gras. Foundation in Paris. Spread the Foundation. French Revolution. Restoration.
England Tudor. Elizabethan peasant costumes 1550-1620.