More ideas from Dimitra
The frescoes have been exposed to weather and war but are still beautiful in the churches of the Byzantine city of Mystras in ~Greece - Laconia-Sparta  (Greece has no money to restore them)

The frescoes have been exposed to weather and war but are still beautiful in the churches of the Byzantine city of Mystras in ~Greece - Laconia-Sparta (Greece has no money to restore them)

Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy (547 AD)

Mosaic paradise in San Vitale. The old Ostrogothic capital Ravenna, Italy is a jewel of mosaic art from the and the centuries. Eight sites in the city are registered on the World Heritage List. One of them is Basilica of San Vitale, finished in 546

ANCIENT EGYPT AND NEAR EAST Persian cloak made of shiny fine hair woollen material. (Found in an Egyptian grave of the 6th cent. B.C.)   Orig. in the Neues Museum, Berlin. Now published by the kind permission of the directors for the first time.  http://www.indiana.edu/~librcsd/etext/tilke/plate/027.jpg #SCA #garb #persian

Max Tilke's painting of the "riding coat" front, with detail of decorative bands

Byzantine Armor Ring Gothic Flourish Filigree and vintage strass ONE ring. $20.00, via Etsy.  I think this could be replicated for garb purposes ... already forming ideas!!  #Byzantine #garb #SCA #jewelryideas

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