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Gilded Age NYC scene in c.1896, of women at a Garden Party, to benefit Barnard College. Fashioned ladies of the era, at a beautiful elaborate tent, with flower bouquet's. Location: 37th Street and 5th Avenue. ~~ {cwl} ~~ (MCNY/Getty/Byron Image)

Gilded Age NYC scene in of women at a Garden Party, to benefit Barnard College. Fashioned ladies of the era, at a beautiful elaborate tent, with flower bouquet's. ~ {cwl} ~ (Getty/Byron Image, via: MCNY)

Edward "Longshanks" King of England Coat of Arms De gueules, à trois léopards d'or

Edward "Longshanks" King of England Coat of Arms De gueules, à trois léopards d'or

The very first Royal Arms of England created in 1198 and used until 1340. It was used by Richard I, John, Henry III, Edward I, Edward II and Edward III. It shows three golden lions on a red background.

Royal arms of England Blazon: Gules three lions* passant guardant or, armed and langued azure. *Two or more lions on the same shield are usually referred to as “lioncels”; the lion was supposedly too.

Tablet-woven border from Siksala shawl, Estonia, 13th-14th c. C.E. Note the copper rings added in a pattern above the band.

Update: I had the shawl incorrectly dated to the century-it's a bit later than that! Maikki Karisto and the Tallinn University Insti.