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The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries; Boar and Bear Hunt (Tapestry) | V Search the Collections 1425-1430

The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries (Tapestry)

The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries; Boar and Bear Hunt (Tapestry) | V Search the Collections 1425-1430

The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries; Deer Hunt (Tapestry) | V Search the Collections 1450s

The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries (Tapestry)

The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries; Deer Hunt (Tapestry) | V Search the Collections 1450s

"The Thread That Connects" Sunnyfield Studio Assembled Tapestry

"The Thread That Connects" Sunnyfield Studio Assembled Tapestry

Brocaded Silk Fragment, c. 1360-1390  Italy, 14th century  lampas weave, brocaded; silk and metal thread, Overall - h:41.90 w:15.20 cm (h:16 7/16 w:5 15/16 inches). Dudley P. Allen Fund 1919.29

Brocaded Silk Fragment, c. 1360-1390 Italy, 14th century lampas weave, brocaded; silk and metal thread, Overall - h:41.90 w:15.20 cm (h:16 7/16 w:5 15/16 inches). Dudley P. Allen Fund 1919.29

Place of origin: Germany (probably, made)  Date: 1350-1400 (made)  Artist/Maker: unknown (production)  Materials and Techniques: Block print...

Printed linen

Place of origin: Germany (probably, made) Date: 1350-1400 (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Block print...

Silk Fragment, c. 1360s-1380s  Italy, second half of 14th century  lampas weave, silk, Overall - h:39.00 w:16.30 cm (h:15 5/16 w:6 3/8 inches). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1977.15

Silk Fragment, c. 1360s-1380s Italy, second half of 14th century lampas weave, silk, Overall - h:39.00 w:16.30 cm (h:15 5/16 w:6 3/8 inches). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1977.15

Three 18th c. sheep gut condoms, with silk ties (longest 9 in.) | Christie's --- A paper slip discovered with this lot is inscribed "CONDOMS (French Letters or Cap-Anglais) DISCOVERED BY LADY SALMONG AMONGST SOME 18th Century DOCUMENTS." --- Colonel Cundum is said to have invented the dried gut of sheep worn by men in the act of coition to prevent venereal infection, c.1700. The word condom first appears in 1717 in a dissertation on venereal disease Syphillis a Pratica by Dr. Daniel Turner.

Three 18th c. sheep gut condoms, with silk ties (longest 9 in.) | Christie's --- A paper slip discovered with this lot is inscribed "CONDOMS (French Letters or Cap-Anglais) DISCOVERED BY LADY SALMONG AMONGST SOME 18th Century DOCUMENTS." --- Colonel Cundum is said to have invented the dried gut of sheep worn by men in the act of coition to prevent venereal infection, c.1700. The word condom first appears in 1717 in a dissertation on venereal disease Syphillis a Pratica by Dr. Daniel Turner.

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