A mediaeval mirror case. The subject is a favorite one with mediaeval artists, and is known as “The Assault of the Castle of Love.”
Russia 16th and 19th century. Historical persons and folk costumes.
Clothing in Poland in the 14th and 15th centuries. Typical and historical figures.
Fibula of gold and bronze. Pendant or bulla of gold. Pin and Buckle of of bronze. Discovered at Wingham, near Canterbury, in 1843.
The Capuchins. Mathew de Bassi. Louis of Fossembrone. Exterior Persecutuins. Internal Troubles. Bernardine Ochino. Spread of the Order. Illustrious Members. Missions in America.
THE Goldsmiths of the middle ages appear to have especially delighted in the construction of quaint decorations for the table.
During the reign of the Sassanids, who ruled the Neo-Persian Empire from 250-650 AD and were distinguished by their love of luxury, the arts, especially those of weaving, reached a high level of perfection.
Instruments of torture. Shame mask, thief catcher, thumbscrews, iron collar, branding iron. Middle Ages and modern times.
An enamelled alms bowl with fleurs-de-lys and arabesque ornaments. Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages. 13th century.
The costume of the Knights. Decorations. The principal provisions. The insignia of the Order.