Tudor French Hood
Eine aufwendig bestickte French Hood für die Dame aus der Tudor Zeit. Das Coronet wurde von mir von Hand bestickt. Auf der Stirn liegt ein kleines Stirnhängerchen mit Perlen und Swarovski Kristallen. Der obere Rand wurde mit einer goldenen Perlenschmuckborte bestickt, die wie kleine Strahlen überstehen. Der Schleier wurde aus goldenen Seidenchiffon genäht und fällt etwa bis zur Hälfte des Rückens herunter. An den goldenen Rand des Chiffon habe ich zahlreiche, kleine Perlen gestickt. Die…
Mary Tudor, Henry VIII's younger sister was known as one of the most beautiful princesses in Europe. She also had the trademark red hair of the Tudors. When she married the King of France, the Ambassador from Venice described her as " a Paradise - tall, slender, grey-eyed, possessing an extreme pallor". She wore her glorious silken red-gold hair flowing loose to her waist. She and her brother Henry were close as children, and he named his daughter Mary after her.
Historical Figures of George Stuart
About Elizabeth I, Elizabeth I of England, Glorianna, Good Queen Bess, The Virgin Queen, from Historical Figures of England, a full length portrait by artist and historian George Stuart. Catelog name Elizabeth_I.
Tudor accessories: This woman holds a handkerchief in her gloved hand. The lacy band may be pulled-thread work, an early form of lace-style decoration, which is essentially making strategic holes in the cloth. Note the gold aglets down the front of her gown. They were common ornaments on clothing of the day. Henry VIII was fond of tearing his from his clothes and giving them as gifts.
Execution of Lady Jane Grey, according to Rowland Lea -'Lady Jane was calm, although Elizabeth and Ellen wept... The executioner kneeled down and asked for forgiveness, which she gave most willingly... she said: "I pray you dispatch me quickly." She tied a handkerchief over her eyes; then feeling for the block, she said, "What shall I do? Where is it?" One of the bystanders guided her. She laid down her head upon the block, and stretched forth her body.'