I settled in between a case of helmets and another of these knives, which I'd tackled in an early visit -
But it was this case in the distance that, behind its reflections and at some distance, caught my eye -
The catalogues of armour and weapons were published in 1962; very little information on the exhibits is given in the cases, just a number, and you must consult the books to find out anything about them. And then the information is peppered with arcane words like quillions and gadroons, not to mention the writhen knobs.
What next? a change of scene - mailoica with grotesques -
|Made in Gubbio, Italy, early 16th century|
Janet K caught the gesture -