Revelation 5:1-3 "And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals. And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof? And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the book, neither to look thereon."
Pin cushion, American, 18th century Dimensions 15.5 x 9 x 5.5 cm (6 1/8 x 3 9/16 x 2 3/16 in.) Medium or Technique Silk satin covered cardboard, silk embroidery, gold-colored spangles, metalic woven trim, block printed paper lining, and metal pins. MFA Boston.
ismael-sarepta: Iranian battle-mask, from the Safavid Dynasty (16th-18th c.) (Shahada inscribed on the top) (Scanned by me. Don’t remember the source.) I always thought this mask would make for some rather epic inspiration for a Middle-Eastern cyber-/steam-punk thing.
William III Walnut Stools with Os De Mouton Legs and Conforming Stretcher. $14,000.00 ... 18th century stools, in walnut, upholstered with 16th century Tapestry fragments, one stool with a wonderful child petting his dog and the second one sporting a eagle. Both tapestries are in wonderful detail repaired condition. The stools are almost identical to a stool pictured in the book "an Encyclopedia of English Furniture" by Oliver Brackett. The reference is Boughton House.