In the case of the newly introduced rat’s tail or snake radish, the eatable part of the plant is the seed vessel and not the root.
The Doge’s Palace in Venice was the seat of the Doge and the governing and judicial organs of the Republic of Venice from the 9th century onwards.
Ornamental treasures. In Russia we find enamel ornaments on gold, silver and copper still as widely distributed and as highly esteemed as in former times when they first attained their reputation.
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)
The view is taken from a point immediately above the north-west corner of Tiberias.
This interesting and valuable rug is of antique Tabriz weave, of finely blended colors and rare design.
Chasuble. Liturgical vestment. Albanian embroidery on a twelfth-century Byzantine dalmatica.
Besides its authentic history, Jaffa figures in a strange mixture of Hebrew and Heathen tradition.
Percy Bysshe Shelley in Italy. Temple of Neptune at Paestum. Letter from Naples. The Year 1818.
A lace worked dress, in circular shape, furnished with a lace cape reaching to the top of the embroidery, of very fine point d’Alençon.
Russia 16th and 19th century. Historical persons and folk costumes.