A Gallic residential interior. 1st century.
Celtic relics, ornaments of gold and bronze. Spears, knives, and swords. Necklaces, pins of bronze, and ivory bracelets.
Gallic chieftain under the Roman domination. 2nd to 3rd century.
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Gallic leader before the Roman conquest. 1st century. Gaul independent.
Gallic period—Woad, or the pastel — Tunics and boulgètes — “Mavors” and “Palla” — Cleanliness of the Gallic women — The froth of beer or kourou — The women of Marseilles; their marriage-portions — Gallo-Roman period — The Roman garment — The stola — Refinement of elegance — Extravagant luxury of women — Artificial aids — A vestiaire or wardrobe-room of the period — Shoes — Jewels and ornaments — The amber and crystal ball — Influence of the barbarians.
The Nobility. State Costume — Men 6th, 7th and 8th Centuries. Goldsmiths’ Work. Costume of the Middle Classes Men. Lower Classes. The Glove. Costume of the Nobility Women. Jewellery of the Franks.
Ancient warriors. Life-size figures in full armor and equipment. Carl Gimbel Collection.
Clothilde (475-545), which is also known under the name Clotilda, Clotild, Rotilde or Chroctechildis, was the second wife of the Frankish King Clovis I.
Fashion history. Persians, Dacian, Parthian, Phrygian, Hebrews. The history and origin of the pants. Trousered nations.