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 Women’s toilet. Ancient Greek cosmetics, beauty products, hair care, mirrors and jewelry boxes. The fragrances, the dyeing of hair.
Head-dress, Clasp for a Cloak, Rosary and Alms-box, from a painting by Van Eyck
Montehermoso is a Spanish city in the autonomous region of Extremadura, located in the province of Cáceres.
Ivory fan in the form of a deck of cards, vernis Martin. Watteau theme: a party in a palace, where Pierrot and Colombine dance.
Brittany traditional embroidery patterns. Traditional embroidery patterns and common accessories of the Breton inhabitants of Brittany, France, throughout the 19th century.
Embroidered Fan. Designed by Lilian Archer 1914. Executed by Alice Archer. Owned by Mrs. Drinkwater. Art deco, Art Nouveau era.
Zuñi Prey god fetiches. The drying of he world. Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1880-1881, Read more: History of the… Read More
Apache Ghost dance. Ceremonial head gear. Annual Ethnology Report of the US Government. Lithographed by Sackett & Wilhelms. Printed in New York: c.1897. Read more: History of the Indian Tribes… Read More
The fingers were those of famous enemies, noted for their superior courage and bravery, whom the Cheyennes had killed in battle during their various wars.