One of the most beautiful pair of gloves probably in existence, and fortunately in a fine state of preservation.
Enameled Jewels with rubies, emeralds, pearls of the 16th century. Hippocamp, Sea-horse with with rubies and emeralds. Death’s Head in white enamel, on gold.
The beautiful Loggias, or open corridors, rise in three stories one above the other, each exhibiting towards the East, towards the North, and towards the West.
Instruments of torture. Shame mask, thief catcher, thumbscrews, iron collar, branding iron. Middle Ages and modern times.
Italy 15th century. Fashion from 1400 to 1500. Typical Italian Renaissance woman’s ensemble. The Cotehardie and houppelande.
Transitional Female costume between the Elizabethan and Charles I modes. Elizabethan fashion 1550 to 1620.
The woman shown here might very well be the Queen herself. White and black were likewise popular and always appeared somewhere in the color scheme.
The Palace of Blois affords an example of successive changes in the buildings, from the original castle to the period of the Renaissance.
The Elizabethan era is probably regarded by many as the most dramatic and colorful period in the history of western dress.
Tudor period. English Renaissance. Explorer of noble rank. Woman of the upper classes. Elizabethan fashion history.