The Syon Cope.
A fine example of the ecclesiastical needlework for which England was noted in the thirteenth century; presented to the Duke of Northumberland by refugee nuns from Portugal, to whose convent it belonged, and whom he sheltered at Syon House during the Continental troubles of the early nineteenth century.
The Italian fashion in France. The collars of the dresses. Metal and wooden corsets. Display of fine lingerie. The passementerie works and laces. The rules of etiquette. The expansion of ruffs.
Painting by Paolo Veronese. Venetian nobility at the second half of the 16th century. The ladies’ costumes belong to the period 1575-1585.
Tuscan and Venetian Ladies 1460-80. Unpublished paintings from the Libraries of Trieste, Venice etc.
The Royal House of Normandy. Regal heraldry; the armorial insignia of the Kings and Queens of England. William I, William II, Henry I, Stephen. Queen, Matilda
Fan decoration of the reign of Louis XIV., and during the first part of the reign of Louis XV. was greatly improved by the celebrated Vernis Martin (Martin’s Varnish).
The subject of the illumination is the rebuilding of the city of Troy by Priam formed part of a noble manuscript volume, executed in the reign of Louis XII. Parts are curious examples of the domestic architecture of the Middle-Ages.
Fashion and costume history in the Reign of William II, called William Rufus. Medieval England Anglo-Norman 1087-1100.
German knight and noblewoman of the 15th century. Costume and fashion history of the middle ages. The history of costumes. XV. and XVI. century.
The Anglo-Saxon fashion history. The dress of the Anglo-Saxons was simple and uniform in its character, differing only by the richness of the material or by the greater profusion of ornament.