Among the few entire carpets of its kind known to exist is this vase design from South Persia, known by the names “Shah Abbas” and “Ispahan.”
The carpet is a very fine example of the time of James I. The whole design is characteristically English of the period.
Ornamental treasures. In Russia we find enamel ornaments on gold, silver and copper still as widely distributed and as highly esteemed as in former times when they first attained their reputation.
Russia 16th and 19th century. Historical persons and folk costumes.
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.