Sword 16th Century. Renaissance era weapon. XVI. Century. French factory. Collection of Mr. Armaillé. Offensive weapons. Sword. Grandeur of the Execution. XVI Siècle. Fabrique Française. Collection de M. D’Armaillé. Armes Offensives. Épée.… Read More
Boabdil, last Moorish king helmet. 15th century Saracen weapon. Helmet of Muhammad XII. Abu Abdallah 1459 – 1518? the last Moorish king, known to the Christian Spaniards of his time as… Read More
Chasuble decorated with embroidery, 16th century. XVI Century. French school. (Clothing) at Musée Condé, Chantilly. Decorated with embroidery. Renaissance period. XVI Siècle. École Française. ( Vètement ) Au Musée Condé, à… Read More
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
King James (1566-1625) from England with sword. Tudor fashion era. Renaissance period. He was born on 19 June 1566 as the son of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, and her second… Read More
Anne de Bretagne 1477-1514, 2ème Femme de Louis XII, d’après Gaignières, 1500. Modes et Costumes Historiques 1864.
Claude of France. La Reine Claude, 1ère Femme du Roi Francois Ier, d´après Gaignières, Née En 1498, Morte En 1524.
Henry II, called Henri d’Albret (1503-1555) was titular king of Navarre. He was the eldest son of Jean d’Albret and Catherine of Navarre, Grandfather of Henri IV in 1527.
Francis III of Brittany was the son of the French King Francis I and of Claude de France, Duchess of Brittany.
Elisabeth of Austria 1554 -1592, Queen of France, consort of Charles IX in 1570.
Marguerite de Valois, daughter of Henri II of France, and first wife of Henri IV, the victor of Ivry, was born in 1553, divorced from Henri IV in 1598, and died in 1615. Illustration “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin.