Illustrations of Maltese and Spanish lace. Flounce of embroidered lace. Example of silk and gold thread embroidery on black lace.
The costumes depicted here come partly from the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Minorca, Cabrera), partly from the Pitiusas, which the most important is Ibiza.
Catalina de Erauso alias Francisco Loyola who became famous as a soldier, was a Basque noblewoman who lived as a man for several decades (“The nun lieutenant”).
Inhabitant of Moguer, Andalusia Spain around 1890s. Residente de Moguer, Andalucía España Résident de Moguer, Andalousie Espagne
Traditional Viuda Rica Coiffure from Toro, Zamora in the Autonomous Community of Castile-León.
Montehermoso is a Spanish city in the autonomous region of Extremadura, located in the province of Cáceres.
Traditional coiffure from Montehermoso, Cáceres, Spain.
The figures which form our plate represent Spanish warriors of the latter part of the eleventh century, and are interesting on account of their remarkable resemblance to the Anglo-Norman soldiers on the celebrated Bayeaux Tapestry.
Historical costumes from Majorca. Spain 1862.
Servants and Peasants of Madrid in 1835