Arms of the Holy-Empire. German Landsknechte 16th century. These two pieces are drawn from the remarkable volume called the Arms of the Holy-Empire, which was published at Frankfurt on the… Read More
German Costume and Heraldic Art, 16th century.
African warrior of the Nuer tribe, Sudan 1930s. The Nuer are an African ethnic group in South Sudan and western Ethiopia. They are traditionally cattle farmers. Their social structure is… 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)
Marquis de Lafayette 1757-1834. Aristocrat and military officer. Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette or Lafayette was a French general and politician. He took part on the side of the… Read More
Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheid
Lieutenant-Captain of the archers costume. Renaissance 16th century. 258. Guillaume de Flory, Lord of St. Ligier, Lieutenant-Captain of the archers.
Knight of the Order of The Elephant 16th century.
Guelders Wars. The Guelders Wars was a warlike dispute over the Duchy of Guelders between the United Duchies of Jülich-Kleve-Berg and Emperor Charles V in 1543. The wars lasted from… Read More
Renaissance German Lance soldiers costumes. 234. Antoine de Croy, Lord of Sempy, Order of the Golden Fleece. 235. Jean II, Baron of Trazegnies, Golden Fleece etc. 236-237. Drummer and Piper.… Read More
Costume cavalcade, has held by members of the Leidsch Studenten Corps, at 24th of June 1890, commemmorating the 300th anniversary of Leyden University, re-living the State-entry of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), into Nijmegen municipality, the Netherlands, 9th February 1546.