Garment of a German magistrate and knight at the beginning of the 16th century.
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Memorials of the Tower of London. The Execution of Anne Boleyn.
Costume silhouettes of the sixteenth century changed rapidly with the introduction of the corset, the basquine, the hoop skirt, or vertugale.
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One of the most beautiful pair of gloves probably in existence, and fortunately in a fine state of preservation.
Enameled Jewels with rubies, emeralds, pearls of the 16th century. Hippocamp, Sea-horse with with rubies and emeralds. Death’s Head in white enamel, on gold.
The beautiful Loggias, or open corridors, rise in three stories one above the other, each exhibiting towards the East, towards the North, and towards the West.
Italy 15th century. Fashion from 1400 to 1500. Typical Italian Renaissance woman’s ensemble. The Cotehardie and houppelande.
The costume of the Knights. Decorations. The principal provisions. The insignia of the Order.
Transitional Female costume between the Elizabethan and Charles I modes. Elizabethan fashion 1550 to 1620.
The man and woman shown here are wearing typical ensembles of the Elizabethan era. The man is somewhat of a dandy. The woman is wearing a Spanish farthingale.