The first Robert Bruce came to England as a knight of Normandy, in the wake of William the Conqueror. After William’s victory over Harold, he sent him to the northern parts of England to subdue them.
Transitional Female costume between the Elizabethan and Charles I modes. Elizabethan fashion 1550 to 1620.
Portion of a rich fermeli, or upper jacket, which was included in a complete suit of elaborate Palikar costume.
THE Highland Harp, known as the Clàrsach Lumanach, or Lamont Harp brought from Argyllshire by a daughter of the Lamont family in 1464.
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.