DURING near three centuries, scarcely any single literary production enjoyed so great a popularity as the French poem called the Roman de la Rose.
The most ancient specimen of what to all appearance is a true enamelled work is the ring of Athelwulf, the father of Alfred, preserved in the British Museum, and engraved on the accompanying plate.
A doctor of rights. Women’s costumes. A princely gathering. At that time, people looked less at wealth than at the number of costumes.
War costumes of the Middle ages. France 12th, 13th and 14th centuries. Weapons from the 12th to 15th centuries. Armor, weapons, flags, banners, standards.
Monastic habit of spiritual orders from Poland, Germany and Flanders from the 10th to the 18th century.
Female religious habit at the end of the eighteenth century. Nuns who live according to the Rule of St. Augustine, St. Dominic, St. Benedict and of Saint Angela Merici.
Costumes historiques des XIIIe, XIVe et XVe siècles. Gondole Vénitienne. The Venetian gondola and gondolier in the 15th century.
In the days of the Capetian Kings. Odette de Champdivers called La Petite Reine, was mistress of the mad French king Charles VI.
NOTES ON THREE ICONS. BY LEONARD WHARTON.
Gallic fabrics and embroideries. Gaul Plate 8.