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by Bartolo
Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Review - EBOOK about Menswear of the Lombards
Replies: 1
Views: 1144

Re: Review - EBOOK about Menswear of the Lombards

NOW AVAILABLE ALSO IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE!!! AMAZON UK (format: Kindle ): https://www.amazon.co.uk/Menswear-Lombards-Reflections-archeology-iconography-ebook/dp/B01NH022AC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1483002620&sr=8-1&keywords=menswear+of+the+lombards STREETLIB (format: Epub / Kindle) https://s...
by Bartolo
Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Repro of a genuine 15th c. damask: an ambitious project
Replies: 0
Views: 893

Repro of a genuine 15th c. damask: an ambitious project

Searching for a 100% silk repro of a late 15th c. silk damask, perfectly tracing the genuine counterpart? If you answer is "yes", you may be VERY interested in this project...  Our Cultural Association (IMAGO ANTIQUA - http://www.imagoantiqua.it) presents the ambitious enterprise of FONDA...
by Bartolo
Wed Sep 28, 2016 6:15 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Review - EBOOK about the Baselard (14th c. dagger)
Replies: 0
Views: 649

Review - EBOOK about the Baselard (14th c. dagger)

RIFLESSIONI SULLA BASILARDA Analisi tipologiche e spunti ricostruttivi by Marco Vignola https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/da/fe/52/dafe5211965fe2c05e7d3dc3e7625bd9.jpg «In fourteenth-century Italy it seems to have been almost the only kind in use; hardly a picture painted between about...
by Bartolo
Wed Jun 22, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Review - EBOOK about Menswear of the Lombards
Replies: 1
Views: 1144

Review - EBOOK about Menswear of the Lombards

​L'abbigliamento maschile longobardo Riflessioni tra archeologia, iconografia e fonti scritte di Yuri Godino https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/e0/c5/aa/e0c5aaef8cf4f9da0248fcbb2124cb98.jpg Often considered to be “the most barbaric among barbarian populations”, the Lombards actually boa...
by Bartolo
Fri Apr 22, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Review - EBOOK about 15th century Italian Clothing
Replies: 1
Views: 881

Review - EBOOK about 15th century Italian Clothing

​La moda italiana nel XV secolo. Abbigliamento e accessori di Paola Fabbri https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/32/98/98/32989883150210dacaed83d3e49361ff.jpg “ He who sees only fashion in fashion is a fool ”, proclaimed Honoré de Balzac in his Treatise on Elegant Living . Fashion means wa...
by Bartolo
Sun Feb 15, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Review - EBOOK about Medieval Woodworking [nr. 2]
Replies: 0
Views: 595

Review - EBOOK about Medieval Woodworking [nr. 2]

L'ARTE DEL LEGNO TRA MEDIOEVO E RINASCIMENTO. TECNICHE E SEGRETI NELLE BOTTEGHE DEI FALEGNAMI di Ezio Zanini https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/e6/19/a5/e619a54ba44c38c9751bf643fcd478f1.jpg Between the 13th and the 15th centuries, the Italian towns witnessed the rise of craft-guilds, wh...
by Bartolo
Mon Dec 01, 2014 1:05 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Review - EBOOK about Medieval Woodworking [nr. 1]
Replies: 0
Views: 648

Review - EBOOK about Medieval Woodworking [nr. 1]

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/be/e8/4e/bee84edfb33d2ae77b221d936e96e503.jpg The Valuable Concession deals with techniques and materials related to the economic activities performed in the medieval woods focusing on that knowledge – of basic importance for centuries – of how to sour...
by Bartolo
Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: 15th c. Folding Chair - Philadelphia Museum: pics?
Replies: 5
Views: 1877

Re: 15th c. Folding Chair - Philadelphia Museum: pics?

You can either order it here: Or, still, if you want an exact replica, why not asking the Met if they could provide you the additional pictures you need? Doesn’t hurt trying… Hey there. I actually tried asking the Phil Museum further infos and pics before posting this thread, but they haven't got b...
by Bartolo
Wed Jul 24, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: 15th c. Folding Chair - Philadelphia Museum: pics?
Replies: 5
Views: 1877

15th c. Folding Chair - Philadelphia Museum: pics?

Hey Folks, was wondering if ever you chanced to take any pictures of this Italian folding chair at Philadelphia Museum: http://www.philamuseum.org/collections/permanent/70356.html I'm striving hard to get front, side and rear view of it as I'd love to have it replicated for my wife... Any help will ...
by Bartolo
Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:34 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: FAMALEONIS (1465-1495)
Replies: 0
Views: 636

FAMALEONIS (1465-1495)

" FAMALEONIS " started up and grew thanks to his members passion for history; the historical period our Association decided to focus on, has been accurately reconstructed by old documents, texts and iconographic sources. Thanks to this dogged research, we have been able to produce original...
by Bartolo
Thu Jun 17, 2010 6:49 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Shooting targets: which sources?
Replies: 20
Views: 3579

Re: Shooting targets: which sources?

That sounds interesting, Langley.
Will you please scan and post a picture of that illustration? Which period is it referred to anyway?
by Bartolo
Tue Jun 08, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Shooting targets: which sources?
Replies: 20
Views: 3579

Re: Shooting targets: which sources?

Thank you for your help!
by Bartolo
Tue May 25, 2010 8:11 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Shooting targets: which sources?
Replies: 20
Views: 3579

Re: Shooting targets: which sources?

Thank you so much for what you posted so far.
Have you got any sources dating back to 15th century?
by Bartolo
Sat May 22, 2010 9:11 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Shooting targets: which sources?
Replies: 20
Views: 3579

Shooting targets: which sources?

Hey everybody. I'm searching for illuminations, drawings and iconography in general depicting targets used throughout medieval and renaissance Europe for bow and crossbow shooting. I'm only interested in genuine sources and not in replicas, so please don't post your own creations... If you can't pos...
by Bartolo
Mon May 28, 2007 6:45 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: PAINTED HELMETS: questions
Replies: 11
Views: 1235

LHEE - just had a quick scan of website in question and I think it is an online resource rather than a specific place. Sophia :D Infact it is :D It's actually an active website, featuring a forum similar to this one, concerning all the main medieval issues, from the fall of Roman Empire to early Re...
by Bartolo
Sun May 27, 2007 10:40 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: PAINTED HELMETS: questions
Replies: 11
Views: 1235

Do tell us more about it. We will be holidaying in Italy next year and might like to visit at the end of March. However our Italian is so poor...... Directions and opening times would be a help/ Well...sorry, you need help about what? I can't undesrtand which directions and opening times you're ref...
by Bartolo
Thu May 24, 2007 12:44 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: PAINTED HELMETS: questions
Replies: 11
Views: 1235

Lord High Everything Esle wrote:How can we visit?

www.villaggiomedievale.it


sorry, it's actually www.villaggiomedievale.com (only in Italian version...I'm sorry...)

GROSS MISTAKE OF MINE :oops:
by Bartolo
Thu May 24, 2007 7:08 am
Forum: General History
Topic: PAINTED HELMETS: questions
Replies: 11
Views: 1235

....and with all metal, it's not usually the paint that causes the problem but condition of the metal it's adhereing to. You've been great, man! In my group of search (we are all amateurs anyway) someone must have missed the reference to metal in Cennini. Your indications are really clears and will...
by Bartolo
Wed May 23, 2007 10:49 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: PAINTED HELMETS: questions
Replies: 11
Views: 1235

Thank you for answering. I know "The book of art" by Cennino Cennini and a few other Italian manuscripts where you can find uselful infos about pigments. Anyway, you can't find anything directly related to metal paiting in there. Out of any misunderstanding: referring to our own experiment...
by Bartolo
Wed May 23, 2007 6:41 am
Forum: General History
Topic: PAINTED HELMETS: questions
Replies: 11
Views: 1235

PAINTED HELMETS: questions

Hi there. I'm actually considering painted helmets, above all concerning the making of pigments and the techniques used on rough metal surfaces. I particularly refer to the wonderful example of German sallet displayed at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds , that was left rude black from the forge a...
by Bartolo
Tue Oct 24, 2006 9:43 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: 'Ballok' dagger
Replies: 20
Views: 1840

Re: 'Ballok' dagger

The ballock dagger takes its name from the original manufacturing company, ballock and ballhook Ltd of Chertsey St in London, designed and originally sold as letter openers in the early 13th Century. The product was originally sold under the trademark 'ballock opening device' with the tag line 'goo...

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