The annexed view of Antwerp is taken from the Tête de Flandre, a fortified post on the left bank of the river Schelde
The Grande Place, or principal market-place of Brussels, is situated in the centre of the city. It is enclosed by large and handsome buildings of various styles of architecture.
The accompanying view is taken from the Hotel de Bellevue, situated between the Place Royale and the Parc de Bruxelles, in the upper portion of the city of Brussels
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
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 …
One of the most picturesque features in old Flemish cities is their belfries and their noble Hôtels de Ville.
The best Brussels lace is noted for its extraordinary fineness and beauty of design. It is made of flax grown in the neighborhood of Hal and Rebeeque, and is classed… Read More
Musicians accompany a dinner party of Margaret of Austria.
Medieval Flanders costumes. 15th century.
Dairy girl from Antwerp Belgium in traditional dress. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
Young lady in Belgium folk costume 1843. Young lady in ribbed silk fabric, Brussels. Belgium. Demoiselle en Faille, A Bruxelles. Ce costume commence à se perdre. Gallery: Manners, customs and costumes of… Read More