The 'mitten' superseded the gauntlet of the 14th century. Rather than having separate, unjointed fingers, it had jointed steel plates (meshed), for the fingers.

Mitten (Armor)

The 'mitten' superseded the gauntlet of the 14th century. Rather than having separate, unjointed fingers,…

A Gothic architecture arch moulding used during the fourteenth century. The mouldings were used to decorate the archs of the windows and doorways built in stone walls.

Gothic Architecture Arch Moulding

A Gothic architecture arch moulding used during the fourteenth century. The mouldings were used to decorate…

An example illustration of Gothic architectural ornamentation on arches during fourteenth century.

Gothic Architecture Ornaments Arch Moulding

An example illustration of Gothic architectural ornamentation on arches during fourteenth century.

A Gothic architectural ornamentation for wall mouldings. The illustrated moulding is commonly found on top edges of the wall.

Gothic Architecture Ornaments Wall Moulding

A Gothic architectural ornamentation for wall mouldings. The illustrated moulding is commonly found…

Illustration of a Gothic parapet moulding used during the fourteenth century. Parapets are exterior wall extension continuing above the wall to create a fire wall to reduce fire risks.

Gothic Architecture Parapet Moulding

Illustration of a Gothic parapet moulding used during the fourteenth century. Parapets are exterior…

The collar of the Order of the Garter. "Order of the Garter, the highest order of knighthood in Great Britain, consisting of the sovereign, the Prince of Wales, and twenty-four knights companions, and open, in addition, to such English princes and foreign sovereigns as may be chosen, and sometimes to extra companions chosen for special reasons, so that the whole order usually numbers about fifty." -Whitney, 1911

Order of the Garter Collar

The collar of the Order of the Garter. "Order of the Garter, the highest order of knighthood in Great…

The star of the Order of the Garter. "Order of the Garter, the highest order of knighthood in Great Britain, consisting of the sovereign, the Prince of Wales, and twenty-four knights companions, and open, in addition, to such English princes and foreign sovereigns as may be chosen, and sometimes to extra companions chosen for special reasons, so that the whole order usually numbers about fifty." -Whitney, 1911

Order of the Garter Star

The star of the Order of the Garter. "Order of the Garter, the highest order of knighthood in Great…

A Gothic diaper ornament during the fourteenth century. A diaper ornament is a carved or painted surface of square shapes containing flowers or simple figures.

Gothic Architecture Diaper Ornament

A Gothic diaper ornament during the fourteenth century. A diaper ornament is a carved or painted surface…

This Medieval textile pattern is a richly embroidered French silk tapestry. It is a 15th century design that includes organic elements with a geometrical framing.

Medieval Textile Pattern

This Medieval textile pattern is a richly embroidered French silk tapestry. It is a 15th century design…

Medieval spearheads.

Medieval spearhead

Medieval spearheads.

The Medieval square panel is a tile that is divided into eight equal spaces that are decorated with a repeated design.

Medieval Square Panel

The Medieval square panel is a tile that is divided into eight equal spaces that are decorated with…

The Medieval square panel is a tile that is divided into eight equal spaces that are decorated with a repeated design.

Medieval Square Panel

The Medieval square panel is a tile that is divided into eight equal spaces that are decorated with…

The Medieval square panel is a tile that is divided into eight equal spaces that are decorated with a repeated design.

Medieval Square Panel

The Medieval square panel is a tile that is divided into eight equal spaces that are decorated with…

The Medieval square panel is a tile that is divided into eight equal spaces that are decorated with a repeated design.

Medieval Square Panel

The Medieval square panel is a tile that is divided into eight equal spaces that are decorated with…

The Medieval table has one leg used as a support that was either fastened to the floor or the lower end is spread-out so that the table may stand firmly. The top of the table is square and is united to the leg by means of screw, so that it maybe taken-off.

Medieval Table

The Medieval table has one leg used as a support that was either fastened to the floor or the lower…

The medieval enrichment torus moulding are ribbons the are twisted into net work.

Medieval Enrichment Torus Moulding

The medieval enrichment torus moulding are ribbons the are twisted into net work.

The medieval enrichment torus moulding is a 13th century decoration found in an archivolt (underside of arch) in Gelnhausen, Germany..

Medieval Enrichment Torus Moulding

The medieval enrichment torus moulding is a 13th century decoration found in an archivolt (underside…

The medieval maniple valence is an embroidered band of silk that is typically worn by priests in the Roman Catholic church. It is ornamented with cords, tassels and embroidery.

Medieval Maniple Valence

The medieval maniple valence is an embroidered band of silk that is typically worn by priests in the…

An ancient windmill dating back to the medieval era.

Medieval Windmill

An ancient windmill dating back to the medieval era.

The window from Newarke Gateway at Leicester illustrating typical architectural ornamentation during the fourteenth century. On both sides of the window, there are two faces, a man and a woman on either side.

Newarke Gateway Leicester Window

The window from Newarke Gateway at Leicester illustrating typical architectural ornamentation during…

The medieval writing-table during the 11th century was made with an inkhorn, and it was intended to be placed on the knee.

Medieval Writing Table

The medieval writing-table during the 11th century was made with an inkhorn, and it was intended to…