Another type of old art that I love is any type of ornamentation. It could be on a cieling, or in an old manuscript, or even carved into an original piece of jewelry. What I am showing on this lens is a series of illustrations from a French set of.
Paper dolls of ancient history- Ancient Egypt Ancient Vikings Ancient Rome Elizabethan Era Ancient China Ancient Japan Ancient India. P&P: an educational example. I would like to do historical paper dolls to cut out and dress.
*EGYPT ~ Wig from one of Tuthmoses minor wifes grave. Upper class people shaved their heads because of the heat. In public, they wore wigs. Under the wigs were cones of scent, which melted and made the wearer smell good instead of sweaty.
Egyptian - Reassembled beadnet dress, BC Egypt, MFA Boston This was found in a tomb with the scant remains of its owner, an unknown woman. The threads keeping it together had turned to dust long ago but the beads were still in their original arrangement.