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 Reign of the Crinoline. Petticoats, Cashmere shawls, Pompadour parasols. Dressmakers, like tailors, had begun to deal in ready-made garments.
A lady in so called princess dress and waterfall hairstyle. The bearded gentleman is dressed in formal afternoon attire, wearing a cut-away coat, horseshoe stickpin, and boutonniere.
Italy 15th century. Fashion from 1400 to 1500. Typical Italian Renaissance woman’s ensemble. The Cotehardie and houppelande.
The costume of the Knights. Decorations. The principal provisions. The insignia of the Order.
St. Benedict. His Rule. The habit of the monks. Propagation of the order. Cluny. Fulda. Bursfeld. English Benedictines. Benedictines in the United States.
Franciscan Nuns. Nuns of the Third Order, the Recollectines. The Observantines. The Third Order at Foligny, the Observantines. The Amadeists. The Franciscan Sisters at Heythuizen. The Sisters of Aix-la-Chapelle.
History of Religious Orders. The Abbaye royale Notre-Dame de Fontevraud. Early nuns of the order. Our Lady of Calvary. Benedictine Nuns of Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
THIS venerable instrument, the least impaired Gaelic Harp existing, is known as Queen Mary’s Harp or Lude Harp and date back to the 15th century.