Library holdings :
300– Peasant Art
2000- Textiles General
2100– Textiles: Weaving
720– Metal Work
1175– Arms & Armour
Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture
Documents, images and resources from the University of Wisonsin-Madison.
Viewing texts: Word as image and ornament in medieval inscriptions
This project aims at examining texts as art. It focused on the inscriptions that were frequently inscribed or painted on monuments of architecture in the middle ages.
La base Palissy recense le patrimoine mobilier français dans toute sa diversité : meubles et objets religieux, domestiques, scientifiques et industriels.
The Golden Age of French Furniture in the Eighteenth Century
Thematic essays, images, maps and a timeline from the Hellbrunn Timeline of Art History.
Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi
Database of stained glass in Great Britain.
The Stained Glass Museum
At Ely Cathedral.
Online magazine dedicated to medieval stained glass.
A site from Toronto devoted to the study of maiolica.
Italian Renaissance Ceramics
Tour of images from the National Gallery of Art, Washington.
Potteries Museum, Stoke-on-Trent
Database of images, documents and videos relating to the potteries industry.
La Couturière Parisienne
Database of over 4000 images of costume from the Middle Ages to the early twentieth century.
The Goldsmiths' Company
Active since 1300, one of the twelve great livery companies of the City of London.
Antique Jewelry University
Encyclopaedia, forum and image archive on antique jewelry.
This site presents rings from the Middle Ages and Renaissance offered for sale by Les Enluminures on an ongoing basis. Rings are organized chronologically from c. 300 to c. 1650 A.D. in four categories: Early Christian and Byzantine, Early Medieval, Gothic, and Renaissance and Baroque.
Gothic Ivories Project
At the Courtauld Institute of Art.
International Ivory Society
Images, a glossary and information on laws relating to ivory.
Museum of Garden History
At Lambeth Palace, London.
Garden and Landscape History Resources
Includes a styles chart and glossary of gardening terms.