Decorative Motives from the Arts of early Crete and Greece. About 2000 B. C. Middle and Late Minoan.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
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Renaissance 16th Century. Frescoes and Arabesques of Raphael. Loggie of The Vatican. By Polychromatic ornament by Auguste Racinet.
Niellos and engraved metals. Ornamental decorations on utilitarian objects.
Indian arts and crafts of the 19th century.
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The empire of the Incas. Sumptuous Garment of a Mummy. From: The Necropolis of Ancon Vol. 2. Date: 1880
The great love of the Saxons for display in dress and ornament led to a very, remarkable development of artistic skill in fashioning and decorating articles of jewelry, which were worn by men in greater profusion than by women.
Constance of Castile (1354 – 24 March 1394) the second wife of John of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster with horned head-dress.
THE details that fill the accompanying plate are too numerous for us to indicate the sources from which they have been derived, but they have all been taken from manuscripts of the fifteenth century.
CRETE AND GREECE. Middle and Late Minoan circa 2000—1200 B.C. Vessels from Cnossus, Mochlos, Korakou, Palaikastro, Melos.
European Hand Firearms of the Sixteenth Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, by Herbert J. Jackson.
Among the few entire carpets of its kind known to exist is this vase design from South Persia, known by the names “Shah Abbas” and “Ispahan.”