Grand Tour. Florence and Fiesole, Italy. The Rhine, Italy, and Greece in a series of drawings from nature by George Newenham.
Facsimiles of the Miniatures and Ornaments of Anglo-Saxon and Irish Manuscripts. Polychromatic ornament by Auguste Racinet.
In the case of the newly introduced rat’s tail or snake radish, the eatable part of the plant is the seed vessel and not the root.
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 Doge’s Palace in Venice was the seat of the Doge and the governing and judicial organs of the Republic of Venice from the 9th century onwards.
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.
Chasuble. Liturgical vestment. Albanian embroidery on a twelfth-century Byzantine dalmatica.
Percy Bysshe Shelley in Italy. Temple of Neptune at Paestum. Letter from Naples. The Year 1818.
A mediaeval mirror case. The subject is a favorite one with mediaeval artists, and is known as “The Assault of the Castle of Love.”
A lace worked dress, in circular shape, furnished with a lace cape reaching to the top of the embroidery, of very fine point d’Alençon.
Ebony cabinet in the style of Louis Seize. Prize medal for great excellence of design and workmanship in decorative furniture 1862.