Coronation mantel of Roger II. It bears an inscription in Arabic with the Hijri date of 528 (1133–1134).

Coronation mantel of Roger II. It bears an inscription in Arabic with the Hijri date of 528 (1133–1134).

1320-1340 England (embroidery), Italy (velvet). Apparels of an Alb. Silk velvet, embroidered with silver-gilt, silver and silk thread. Apparels are rectangular decorative panels that were placed at the hems, necks and on the sleeves of two types of ecclesiastical vestment: the alb and the dalmatic. These show scenes from the life of the Virgin and her parents, set under Gothic arches.

Apparels of an alb

1320-1340 England (embroidery), Italy (velvet). Apparels of an Alb. Silk velvet, embroidered with silver-gilt, silver and silk thread. Apparels are rectangular decorative panels that were placed at the hems, necks and on the sleeves of two types of ecclesiastical vestment: the alb and the dalmatic. These show scenes from the life of the Virgin and her parents, set under Gothic arches.

Fig. 148. Basin known as the Baptistere of Saint Louis. Materials: Brass inlaid with gold & silver. Year/Era: 1300. Location: Mamluk Egypt or Syria. Use: Catching waste water. Significance: Having no inscription bands and decoration comprised of extraordinary detail & superbly executed figural compositions, it is likely that the images substitute for inscriptions; the Baptistere represents the final use of this tradition of decoration in Islamic lands. Page 277 (Shelley C)

Fig. 148. Basin known as the Baptistere of Saint Louis. Materials: Brass inlaid with gold & silver. Year/Era: 1300. Location: Mamluk Egypt or Syria. Use: Catching waste water. Significance: Having no inscription bands and decoration comprised of extraordinary detail & superbly executed figural compositions, it is likely that the images substitute for inscriptions; the Baptistere represents the final use of this tradition of decoration in Islamic lands. Page 277 (Shelley C)

Embroidery Fragment  Date: 14th century  Culture: Swiss  Medium: Silk embroidery on linen plain weave  Dimensions: Overall: 24 5/16 x 27 13/16 in. (61.8 x 70.6 cm)  Classification: Textiles-Embroidered  Accession Number: 2010.29

Embroidery Fragment Date: 14th century Culture: Swiss Medium: Silk embroidery on linen plain weave Dimensions: Overall: 24 5/16 x 27 13/16 in. (61.8 x 70.6 cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered Accession Number: 2010.29

Titre : Dernière partie de cet ouvrage. Date d'édition : 1175-1200 Type : manuscrit Langue :	 Latin Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b84526716 Source : Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 15675 Description : Au commencement, l'histoire de Job en 28 tableaux, avec des explications en vers latins.

Titre : Dernière partie de cet ouvrage. Date d'édition : 1175-1200 Type : manuscrit Langue : Latin Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b84526716 Source : Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 15675 Description : Au commencement, l'histoire de Job en 28 tableaux, avec des explications en vers latins.

1185-1195, Paris, Bibl. Sainte-Geneviève, ms. 0010, f. 022 - vue 3. Nice fur-detail on the coat.

1185-1195, Paris, Bibl. Sainte-Geneviève, ms. 0010, f. 022 - vue 3. Nice fur-detail on the coat.

Gryphon in silk from 1200's Germany.  To me, this indicates the potential richness of clothing amongst the nobility.

Embroidery

Gryphon in silk from 1200's Germany. To me, this indicates the potential richness of clothing amongst the nobility.

Mitria in raso rosso,filo d'oro,perline,smalto cloisonné e pietre preziose Scuola palermitana(Nobil.Off.)XII sec. Tesoro della Cattedrale di Scala

Mitria in raso rosso,filo d'oro,perline,smalto cloisonné e pietre preziose Scuola palermitana(Nobil.Off.)XII sec. Tesoro della Cattedrale di Scala

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