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Kupferstich aus einem Narrenbuch von Abraham a Sancta Clara. Galantierie-Narr. Nürnberg, Weigel, um 1710.

Kupferstich aus einem Narrenbuch von Abraham a Sancta Clara. Galantierie-Narr. Nürnberg, Weigel, um 1710.

Women's shoes, France. 1700 - 1750, Brown leather , relief embroidery with colorful silk and gold thread . High, strongly curved heel and toe cap-like beak .  (LM- 7464 ) Schweizerisches National Museum #Schweizerisches

Women's Shoes, France circa 1700 Via Schweizerisches National Museum.

Turban Ornament India or Pakistan from V&A Museum collection

Turban ornament

Turban ornament, (made). Turban ornament, Mughal empire, jade and gemstones, first half of the eighteenth century.

omgthatartifact:    Jar  Mexico (Puebla), 1700-1750  The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Jar Mexico (Puebla), 1700 – 1750 The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Bed jacket    Date:      1700–1750  Culture:      British  Medium:      silk  Dimensions:      Length at CB: 25 in. (63.5 cm)  Credit Line:      Isabel Shults Fund, 1986  Accession Number:      1986.179.1

Bed jacket Date: Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 25 in. cm) Credit Line: Isabel Shults Fund, 1986 Accession Number:

1700-1750 Swiss Box iron- The box iron was one of two common styles of iron used in the 18th century.  A piece of metal was heated in the fire, then placed inside the hollow of the iron, at which point it was used.  This meant that the iron itself would not come into contact with the soot and dirt from the hearth in the process, leading to a much cleaner result.  Also, the box iron made use of indirect heat, which was less likely to scorch the fabric.

Swiss Box iron- The box iron was one of two common styles of iron used in the century. A piece of metal was heated in the fire, then placed inside the hollow of the iron, at which point it was used.

Bed jacket, 1700-1750, British, silk.  (c)The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Bed jacket Date: Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 25 in. cm) Credit Line: Isabel Shults Fund, 1986 Accession Number:

1. Mahmut, Kambur 1730 - 1754. The Ottoman Sultan and his Haseki. Unknown painter. 1700/1750. Pera Museum.

1. Mahmut, Kambur 1730 - 1754. The Ottoman Sultan and his Haseki. Unknown painter. 1700/1750. Pera Museum.

1700-1750 British At-home cap at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles - When wearing a banyan at home, an 18th century gentleman would wear a cap such as this one instead of a wig, in keeping with the more casual appearance that the banyan was meant to propagate.

Man’s Nightcap, first half of the century, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Colorful, elaborately embroidered nightcaps were popular at-home wear for men in the century, good for keeping the head warm during chilly evenings.

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