Three complete sets of half-armour from the first half of the 17th century. They show the most essential characteristics of the armour worn
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The mi-parti, the wide bag sleeves, like the long jagged or cogged surplices are repeated here in the most varied applications and changes.
Ladies of high standing in the transition from the 17th to the 18th century, after rare coloured copper engravings of that period. Female fashion of the baroque in the 17th and 18th century.
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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
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.
This strong Crossbow consists of fishbones. Usually such crossbows have the steel bow, but for the winter time such fishbone bows were chosen.