"The following cut shows specimens of ancient borders to veils and other articles of female attire." — Anthon, 1891

Assorted ornaments

"The following cut shows specimens of ancient borders to veils and other articles of female attire."…

Two Angels with St. Veronica's Napkin is an engraving that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1513. It shows two angels carrying the veil that has the image of Jesus. St. Veronica was the woman that followed Jesus as he carried the cross and gave him her veil to wipe his forehead. After Jesus used it, he handed back her veil and his image miraculously appeared on it.

Two Angels with St. Veronica's Napkin

Two Angels with St. Veronica's Napkin is an engraving that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer…

"These are two Turkish women, who have their heads and faces wrapped up." —Carpenter, 1902

Turkish women

"These are two Turkish women, who have their heads and faces wrapped up." —Carpenter, 1902