Lady Hester Stanhope was an English aristocrat, antiquarian, and one of the most famous travellers of her age.
German knight in chain mail, sword and shield. Knight’s son in tabard over armour and sword. Noble lady in cotte.
One of the entrances to the temple area within which stands the Mosque of Omar.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
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The Indian name “Winnipesaukee” is derived from “Wiwininebesaki”, which means “the lake near which there are other lakes and ponds” or simply “lake area”.
Noble lady with superb head-dress, bordered with fleurs-de-lys, is worthy of the court of one of the most gallant of the French princes.
In this View Achmet Aga, the Governor of Jerusalem, with a part of his Arab guard, occupy the foreground.
Three complete sets of half-armour from the first half of the 17th century. They show the most essential characteristics of the armour worn
German Gothic Fashion. Noble ladies in the cotehardie. Prince in the houppelande. On the history of costumes.
Mughal gardens in Srinagar, Kashmir. Gardens of the Great Mughals by Constance Mary Villiers Stuart. Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh.
History of Costume by Auguste Racinet. Costumes of the nobility in the time of Henry IV of France. 16th, 17th century. Court Toilets & Ceremonial Robes.