Burghley House is a splendorously stately sixteenth century Elizabethan country house near the town of Stamford in Lincolnshire, England
Discover bookshelf ideas on HOUSE - design, food and travel by House & Garden. The rich colour scheme of this library was determined by a Mannerist painting by the sixteenth century artist Francesco Morandini.
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'Feminine Fashions of the European Aristocracy, Sixteenth Century #1' by Auguste Racinet Graphic Art
Silver box in the shape of a book, made in Northern Europe in the mid 14th century
Ottoman Empire jeweled and gold-inlaid steel ceremonial chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire, consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. Various other countries used their own versions of the chichak including Mughal India, and in Europe, mid sixteenth century, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul Turkey.
The cake with quinces. Dutch recipe from the sixteenth century Extra recipe - Quince Jelly
A portrait of a woman from around the turn of the century. This photo may have been taken mid-sneeze.
British Library, Harley 2953, f 20 (Triumph of Death). Psalter. Germany (S., Augsburg?), 1st half of the 16th century
THE DEVIL INSIDE
Xeriscaping Ideas for the front and back yards of a Mid Century Modern Home in Palm Springs
Mid-century meets turn-of-the-century at Lauren Moffat's home. Photos by Winnie Au.
French House Tour in France - a mixture of 18th Century design and Fifties mid-century modern.
Falchions - A falchion ( from Old French fauchon, ultimately from Latin falx "sickle") is a one-handed, single-edged sword of European origin, whose design is reminiscent of the Persian scimitar. The weapon combined the weight and power of an axe with the versatility of a sword. Falchions are found in different forms from around the 11th century up to and including the sixteenth century.