Byzantine silk fabric made in tapestry art. 11th century. Silk fabric, non-woven. Made in tapestry art. Basic and trim of the large grave cloth of the Bishop Gunther (who died… Read More
This prelate is receiving the homage of a Greek peasant, who kisses the ground before he applies his lips to the bishop’s hand.
TO the south-east of the Roman Agora is the octagonal Tower of the Eight Winds; the Clepsydra of Andronikos Kyrrheste described by Vitruviu.
This tower has been converted into a Semà-Khanés or chapel for the religious dance called Semà, which is performed every Friday within its walls by an order of dancing dervishes.
British priestesses. Roman era 3rd century.
England medieval clothing 1200 to 1300. From left: Physician, Gentleman, Bishop, King, Queen, Costume of a Lady, Nobleman, Rustic. From the book: Pictures and short extracts from The National and Domestic… Read More
Thomas Becket (* 21 December 1118 in Cheapside, London; † 29 December 1170 in Canterbury), also known as Thomas of Canterbury, was Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170.
Imam from Turkey in 19th century. Ottoman Empire. Iman. Turquie.
Chinese monks costumes. Bonzes chinois, 1834. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
China Jesuit missionary costume, 1843. Jésuite missionnaire à la Chine. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world. Associated with: The Rise… Read More