Kulturelles Erbe Köln
Beaded and embroidered alms purse from France, ca. 1346-1355. Linen, with silk and gold threads (and something unmentioned used to build up the pipes in that musical instrument.) At the Stiftsmuseum und Domschatzkammer, Xanten. More photos: http://www.kulturelles-erbe-koeln.de/documents/obj/05170307
Medium Aevum - Medieval Woman’s Head-dress In the Middle...
Medieval Woman’s Head-dressIn the Middle Ages this style of head-dress was worn by noblewomen. This head-dress is a replica. It is in three parts - the veil, crespines (hairnet) and golden cap. The crespines are made of gold braid with small gold flowers, and the netting is decorated with glass beads. Gold lace trims the border around the top edge of the crespines. The crespines are attached to a golden cap that fits snugly on the head. This cap is not typical mediaeval headwear, the cresp
Sappho -- Huntington Library Ms HM 60, f°123 "Les XXI Epistres des Dames illustres traduicttes d’Ovide par le Reverend Pere en Dieu Monseigneur l’Evesque de Angoulesme" -- Translated by Octavien de Saint Gelais, written in France at the turn of the fifteenth century