Foot stoves

Foot stoves or footwarmers were perforated boxes, mostly heated by hot coals or stones in a special pot. Widely used in the Nordic countries such as Holland, Scandinavia and the British Isles in the 17th and 19th centuries.

Flappers

Flappers are the ultra-trendy, fashionable, emancipated young women of the 1920s. These girls are the symbol of the Roaring Twenties. If we talk about the fashion of the 1920s, it is the flappers that personify this style.

Fleur d’oranger

The Fleur d’oranger (eng. The Orange blossom) – snow-white flowers of an orange tree; borrowed from French in many languages. The Fleur d’oranger is a traditional part of the bride’s wedding headpiece, such as a wreath, bridal bouquet, or other jewelry for the bride.

Fauvism. 10 artists.

Fauvism is the style of les Fauves (French for “the wild beasts”), a group of early 20th-century artists whose works emphasized painterly qualities and strong color over the representational or realistic values retained by Impressionism.

Fontange

The Fontange is a high headdress popular during the turn of 1680’s – 1710’s. Technically, fontanges are the assembly: bonnet with ribbon bows which supported by a wire framework called a commode.

Fayum portraits

Fayum mummy portraits is the modern term given to a type of naturalistic painted portrait on wooden boards attached to Egyptian mummies from the Coptic period.