Fruit seller from the Alte Lande. Vierlander men’s costume. Vierlander woman in dance attire. Milkman from the Hamburg area.
THE Goldsmiths of the middle ages appear to have especially delighted in the construction of quaint decorations for the table.
During the reign of the Sassanids, who ruled the Neo-Persian Empire from 250-650 AD and were distinguished by their love of luxury, the arts, especially those of weaving, reached a high level of perfection.
Instruments of torture. Shame mask, thief catcher, thumbscrews, iron collar, branding iron. Middle Ages and modern times.
An enamelled alms bowl with fleurs-de-lys and arabesque ornaments. Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages. 13th century.
Costume de Tresnuraghes (Sardeigne). Colección de láminas en colo par François-Claudius Compte-Calix, 1801.
Costumes and scarves in the 18th and 19th century. The fashion of classicism during the French directorate, consulate and first empire.
Roman legionary. Reconstructed after reliefs of the Trajan’s Column.
This man and woman on their way to church are dressed in a manner becoming the late Victorian aristocrats on a semiformal afternoon occasion.
The Costumes, Musical Instruments and Symbolic Objects of the Dervishes. The religious doctrines, monastic organisation, and ecstatic powers of the dervish orders.