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 Paulus Emilius series, as previously stated, was woven in the third quarter of the XVII century. It showed the Roman hero clad in a sumptuous robe …
BEAUTIFUL horns of hammered and embossed bronze belonging to the Corporations of Canterbury and Dover.
Rome. Musical instruments. Wind instruments. Stringed instruments. Cymbals, Timpani and castanets.
Many of the oldest Scottish tartans in variations of red and black check are popularly called Rob Roy
Gallic warrior from about 400-200 before Christ. Reconstructed after antique sculptures and original finds. Gimbel’s weapons collection.
Gauls. Male and female types. Gallic chief. Merovingian chief. Frankish warrior with the Scamasax. Farmers. Flag Bearer. Horsemen. Warrior types of the Salian Franks. The bardocucullus. The carnyx, war trumpet.
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 Palace of Blois affords an example of successive changes in the buildings, from the original castle to the period of the Renaissance.
The Elizabethan era is probably regarded by many as the most dramatic and colorful period in the history of western dress.