Medieval London

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The Headdress Frame is W 198 mm; H 184 mm and is copper. This is the underwire frame to the headdress and was worn by all but the poorest in London.

Portrait of Margaret van Eyck is by Jan van Eyck. It is 41.2cm x 34.6cm. This painting depicts his wife wearing a headdress. The artwork is said to be an intimate piece, and meant for private viewing instead of public.

This piece depicts Mary Magdalen reading the Bible. Her headdress and clothing choices represent her wealth and the wooden keyboard shows the wealth of the family.
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