Greek-Roman art. Mosaics, painted bas-reliefs and wall paintings found in Herculaneum and Pompeii. Ornaments from panels, friezes, borders and mural paintings.
Roman Republic 500 BC. – 30 BC. A senator’s toga. The Paenula. A stripe, or clavis, down the center of the tunic, marks the wearer as a senator.
The comfortable costume, in which the belt was attached at a normal height, was soon followed by the close-fitting dress, the robe collante
Marginal paintings. Paintings in St. Sophia. Mosaics from Palermo. Enameled border. Paintings at Constantinople.
The early toga. This earliest model is probably the shortest and widest example of the semicircular or half-moon-shaped togas.
Coat of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II (1686-1743), founder of Jeypore (Jaipur); silk and gold, embroidered with silk.
Emperor Nicéphore Phocas (963-969). Basileus Byzantin en Grand Costume Imperial.
The portrait of a woman from the first half of the 16th century shows a bride from a rich Nuremberg patrician family. The Nuremberg City Council declared themselves patricians during the Renaissance
The Etruscans were an ancient people in Etruria, who lived in northern central Italy. The Etruscan culture can be traced in this area between 800 B.C. and the second half of the 1st century B.C.
Italian princes in the fashion of the 15th century. Italian noblemen, heralds and squires in the fashion of Mi-Parti. Garments with coloured lobes, saddles and bells. Crakow shoes also known as poulaines or pikes.