One of the most beautiful pair of gloves probably in existence, and fortunately in a fine state of preservation.
Fan of pierced gold arabesque work, diamonds, rubies and emeralds, finely carved mother-of-pearl, richly inlaid with pure gold floral wreaths and Brussels lace.
Costumes and scarves in the 18th and 19th century. The fashion of classicism during the French directorate, consulate and first empire.
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Germany 17th and 18th century. Fashions of the day: Beard, hair and wigs. Historical figures. Clergymen, statesmen and warriors.
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 Jewellery. Embroidery of the chupen; the gouriz, the corquen. Antique bronze fibulae.