Fibula of gold and bronze. Pendant or bulla of gold. Pin and Buckle of of bronze. Discovered at Wingham, near Canterbury, in 1843.
When Marie Antoinette married Louis XVI of France, she missed her Kipfel, and sent to Vienna for an Austrian baker to teach his Paris confreres the art of making them.
French Folk costumes from Brittany, Normandy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Provence, Hauts-de-France region, Haute-Savoie, Corsica.
The Capuchins. Mathew de Bassi. Louis of Fossembrone. Exterior Persecutuins. Internal Troubles. Bernardine Ochino. Spread of the Order. Illustrious Members. Missions in America.
Indo-Persian Rug of the catalogue of oriental rugs in the collection of James Franklin Ballard.
The hand bag and parasol illustrate two of the most common accessories of the 19th century.
The Mower (1888) by Sir W. H. Thornycroft is apparently the first portrayal in British sculpture of a labourer in his working clothes.
Fruit seller from the Alte Lande. Vierlander men’s costume. Vierlander woman in dance attire. Milkman from the Hamburg area.
The carpet illustrated is an exceptionally beautiful fabric from the Adraskand valley, dating back to the eighteenth century.
What a dandy was to the Regency, and an exquisite to the Elizabethans, a dude was to the late 19th century.