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Beach Pajamas

The Beach Pajamas are women’s summer leisure wear. Beach pajamas, which look like palazzo pants (wide-legged pants) with an attached sleeveless top, sometimes supplemented with a light robe or jacket.

Girdle

The Girdle is a form-fitting undergarment with garters. Distinguishes a Girdle from a Garter belt in that it is wide, reminiscent of a tight-fitting short skirt, hides the lower torso, extending below the hips, and worn often to shape or for support.

Ancient earrings

A brief history of earrings. Part 1. From Ancient Egypt to Byzantium Rus: Серьги. Часть 1 Краткая история от Древнего Египта до Византии.

Chausses

Chausses (eng. Hose) are any of various styles of men’s clothing for the legs and lower body, worn from the Middle Ages through the 16th century, when the style fell out of use in favor of breeches and stockings.

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Le lit clos

Le lit clos (fr.) or a box-bed (also known as a closed bed, close bed, or enclosed bed) is a bed enclosed in furniture that looks like a cupboard, half-opened or not.

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.

Zinaida Serebriakova

Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (née Lanceray) (1884 – 1967) was a Russian (later French) painter. Zinaida Serebriakova was born on the estate of Neskuchnoye near Kursk into one of the most refined and artistic families in the Russian Empire.

The Language of Flowers

Floriography or the language of flowers is a means of cryptological communication through the use or arrangement of flowers. Meaning has been attributed to flowers for thousands of years, and some form of floriography has been practiced in traditional cultures throughout Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Chatelaine

Chatelaine (from the French term châtelaine) A chatelaine is a decorative belt hook or clasp worn at the waist with a series of chains suspended from it.