Mérovingien Dame du salon de la Reine Clothhilde.

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Dame du salon de la Reine Clothhilde

Mérovingien Dame du salon de la Reine Clothhilde.

Maid of honor in the entourage of the French Burgundian queen Clothilde. Merovingian period. France 5th century.

Source: Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1831-1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.

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