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Zibellino

A zibellino, flea-fur or fur tippet is a women’s fashion accessory popular in the later 15th and 16th centuries. A zibellino, from the Italian word for “sable”, is the pelt of a sable or marten worn draped at the neck or hanging at the waist, or carried in the hand.

Chemise a la Reine

Chemise a la Reine (The Chemise Dress) In the 1780s, the Chemise Dress into fashion. A white сhemise, which was worn on underwear, a corset, skirts, or even on a naked body, everything depended on the courage of the fashionista.

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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.

Baby walker

Baby walker (de. Lauflernhilfe, fr. Trotteur, ru. Ходунки, es. Andador) – a device that can be used by infants who cannot walk on their own to move from one place to another.