Charles I (1600 – 1649) from the House of Stuart was King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1625 to 1649.
THIS large buckled shoe was worn in the reign of Queen Anne (6 February 1665 – August 1714), though, unfortunately, the name of its owner cannot be ascertained.
Spotted white silk Slipper of Lady Mary Mordaunt. Shoe fashion during the Baroque period.
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Lady Mary Howard, Duchess of Norfolk and 7th Baroness Mordaunt, British peeress c.1659–17 November 1705) was the owner of this shoe.
Shoe of the reign of Charles II. The shoe may be considered as a chef-d’oeuvre in shoe manufacture of the times.
Philip Dormer Stanhope. Earl of Chesterfield 1694 – 1773 Author of Letters to His Son and Letters to His Godson THIS arbiter of elegant manners was born in London, in 1694.… Read More
Mrs. Anne Turner in Edwardian widow costume. Executed Nov. 15th, 1615. Mrs. Anne Turner (born Anne Norton 1576–1615), English maidservant convicted of the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury. The Thomas Overbury affair… Read More
Japanese Theatre Masks 17th century. XVIIe Siècle – Art Japonais. Masques. Mask of a dying woman. Mask of a blind and a lame with a strong painful expression.Masque de femme mourante.… Read More
The characteristic features of the French clothing from the last decades of the 17th century laid the foundation for the modern costume.
Jabot de dentelle, Ombrelle taffetas écossais, Chapeau feutre noir. Colifichets. L’Histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous Louis XIV 1643-1715.