Les Élégances Parisiennes. Women belts fashion Paris 1917. CEINTURES NOUVELLES, 1917. MODÈLS DU STYLE PARISIAN, FRANCE. Fashion drawings of French belt designs in the transition of the Art Nouveau style… Read More
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Chapeaux. Escoffion, Chapeau breton, Collier, Hénin, Banniere des Chapeliers, Chapeau d’élégante.
It contains a piece of paper on which is written: “An old purse worn by Sir Walter Scott for many years, made of mole-skin.”
Toadstone Amulet protecting new-born children and their mothers from the power of the fairies. Purse of Rob Roy, Helen Macgregor`s Brooch. Abbotsford, the personal relics and antiquarian treasures of Sir Walter Scott.
The pipes are finely coloured meerschaum, mounted in silver and with silver covers.
Tapestry of Saint-Germain-l’Auxerrois. English dresses at the opening of the 16th century. The costume was remarkably stiff and ungraceful, yet exceedingly rich and expensive.
Sgian dubh is a traditional Scottish knife, also known as “stocking dagger”. Since the 18th century the Sgian dubh belongs to Kilt equipment of the Highland Scots.
Pair of pistols which belonged to Emperor Napoleon I., Bonaparte. Claverhouse’s pistol is a fine old Highland pistol. Pistol of John Campbell, Doune.
The war-horn, which resembles an ordinary cow horn, is hooped with iron’. It has a double chain attached to each end by rings. The length of the horn is 22 1/2 inches, the diameter nearly 4 inches.
These clothes may very probably be the same as those worn by Sir Walter when he sat for his last portrait, a few months before his death.