Alb, garment worn for the coronation by Emperors of the Holy Roman Empire. Yellowish taffeta, gold trimming gold embroidery and pearls. Inscription says Alb was made for Norman King William II by the Royal workshop in Palermo, Sicily.
Chemise belonging to Mary, Queen of Scots in which she was executed at Fotheringhay Castle. Of fine linen with drawn thread borders inscribed on the bodice in red and dated Feb 11 National Trust Collections, UK.
Silk tunic with embroidery and embroidered mantle for the coronation of Roger II King of Sicily in the early C. The tunic is purple silk, edged with red silk and embroidered with pearls, gold, gold filigree and enamel. The tunic is long.
Coat Date: century Geography: probably Spain, possibly Eastern Iran Medium: Silk; samite Dimensions: Textile: L. 68 in. across sleeves: 50 in. across skirt: 37 in. cm) Accession Number: The Metropolitan Museum of Art