The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem stands on the traditional site of Jesus’ crucifixion and burial. The church is one of the largest shrines of Christianity and is today a simultaneous church of different denominations.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
PAINTED AND LACQUERED SEDAN CHAIR WITH DOMED TOP. Designed by the Brothers Adam for Lady Watkin Williams Wynn. Now in the Bethnal Green Museum. Circa 1776.
Cathedral of Córdoba. Cordoba was a leading cultural and economic centre of both the Mediterranean and the Islamic world.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Europe. 18th century. France. Magnificent armchair. Second half of the century. The palanquin.
The palanquin of Queen Maria Lesczinska. Litter from carved and gilded wood, painted with flowers and cupids. The Independence Candelabra.
The Médaillier is considered one of the most beautiful creations of French furniture from the early days of Louis XV’s reign, showing a mixture of motifs from ancient art and fantasies in the rococo style. Louis-quinze (style rocaille).
Reception hall of Boughton-Malherbe, County of Kent at the time of Elisabeth 1573. English Renaissance. Tudor period.
The Persian residence of the Paris World Exhibition of 1878 was the type of wooden building found in Turkey, Egypt and India. The furniture consists only of divans, covered with embroidered cashmere, carpets and portières.
Empress of China with a diadem and long pendants. A concubine and a servant. Interior. Furniture.
A PLEA FOR THE ROSE. BEST VARIETIES FOR DECORATIVE WORK. HYBRID TEA ROSES. HYBRID PERPETUALS. TEA ROSES. SINGLE ROSES AND BRIERS. WICHURIANA ROSES. ROSES-CLIMBERS. CHINAS, ETC. DWARF POLYANTHA. MOSS ROSES. GOOD ROSES TO GROW FOR THEIR FOLIAGE. ROSE CONTRASTS. ROSES WHICH MAKE LOVELY DECORATIONS BY THEMSELVES.