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.
old houses I love
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.
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.
Silver box in the shape of a book, made in Northern Europe in the mid 14th century
'Feminine Fashions of the European Aristocracy, Sixteenth Century #1' by Auguste Racinet Graphic Art
A silversmith skillfully made this silbereinband, or solid silver binding, in the late 17th century. The artist, possibly from Bavaria, executed the design in relief. Christ, holding a cross, is represented on the spine, with a snake and a skull at his feet, symbolizing his triumph over Satan & death. On the front of the binding is a beautiful interpretation of the Last Supper, similar to the style of Italian sculptures of the sixteenth century. 2 silver clasps are adorned with floral motifs.
A portrait of a woman from around the turn of the century. This photo may have been taken mid-sneeze.
The cake with quinces. Dutch recipe from the sixteenth century Extra recipe - Quince Jelly
Buddha.* Arielle Gabriel, author of The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel is a Buddhist who writes about the miracles of Kuan Yin in her book The Goddess of Mercy & The Dept of Miracles, when she suffered financial disaster in the mercenary city of Hong Kong *
British Library, Harley 2953, f 20 (Triumph of Death). Psalter. Germany (S., Augsburg?), 1st half of the 16th century
THE DEVIL INSIDE
Mother Angelica: The Remarkable Story of a Nun, Her Nerve, and a Network of Miracles
Bedroom would be dramatically improved by the addition of a mid-century modern dresser (and, uh, subtraction of IKEA dressers).
Mid-Century MODERN Love
The city of Zagarolo , located at 36 km from Rome , is situated on a hill about two kilometers long tuff , is flanked by two valleys and surrounded by woods that make it seem immersed in a sea of green landscaping and its appearance is of rare beauty . The old town is of medieval origin and its planning, which dates back to the sixteenth century, is a regularity that is not easily reflected in the towns of the time.
Jewels and other trinkets
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.