Pius VI. P. M.
A Greek nun of the Order of St. Basil in her Choir dress 18th c..
Religieuse Grecque de L’Ordre de St. Basil en habit de choeur.
Habit of a nun of the Order St. Augustin
Religieuse de L’Ordre de St. Augustin
The Tokchim Tarjum, 1898.
LADIES FASHION OF THE TWELFTH CENTURY.
THE figures on the present plate are taken from different illuminations in the Cottonian Manuscript Nero C. IV. executed, probably, before the middle of the twelfth century.
ECCLESIASTICS OF THE TWELFTH CENTURY.
NO class of figures occurs so frequently in the illuminations of our earlier manuscripts, as those of ecclesiastics of different grades; and as the older illuminators were almost exclusively monks, we are justified in concluding that none are represented more accurately with regard to their costume and other characteristics.