This is one of the most popular Elizabethan embroidery designs; it appears in numerous variations on caps, bodices, skirts and cushions. The motifs were derived from pattern books, herbals, and samplers.
After a painting by Reni. Verso is not visible as print is laid to another sheet of paper. Engraved by Jean Sauvé (French, active 1660–1691)
These objects are from a toilet set that also included a looking glass, a pair of candle snuffers, various small boxes and covered bowls, and two salvers. D., London
Men picnic beside the famed cushion pine in the garden of Ryūganji Temple, while a father, passing along the garden's footpath with his son, motions to Fuji in the distance. The cushion pine's swelling form and... more
Scene from the American history. Eleven men witness Washington taking the oath of office. He places his right hand on an open bible and holds a sword with his left hand. Figures noted in key below image include... more