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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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.
'Feminine Fashions of the European Aristocracy, Sixteenth Century #1' by Auguste Racinet Graphic Art
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.
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.
Profile of a mid-nineteenth century woman, showing detail of the hair fashion of the day.
First Edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle, the Greatest Illustrated Book of the Fifteenth Century (1493)
Bulgaria - Thracian Crown mid-4th century BC A golden wreath from the burial of an Odrysian Getae Ruler at the Golyamata Mogila tumulus
Gold is my colour
A late-sixteenth-century/early seventeenth-century German gold, ruby, enamel and pearl pendant in the form of a betrothal casket; it includes the Latin phrase 'Quos deus connivnxit homo ne separet' ('those who god has joined in marriage, let no man set asunder) and monogrammed 'TMHC' and 'MVGIE'. (Sothebys)
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.
Terracotta aryballos (perfume vase) in the form of a hedgehog, mid-6th century B.C.