"Never any cash, always torn trousers" -- from the Mendel album, Nurnberg, GNM Hs 121659, f.113v, entry dated Amberg, 1625 -- here scanned from Kurras, "Zu gutem gedenken" (Munchen, 1987). -- for meaning of the label, "Nunquam pargelt, semper zrissen hosssen" SEE PREVIOUS
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970 AD, Mammen, Denmark. Fragments interpreted as the decorative ends of a cloak fastening band. Purple silk, stuffed with blue wool. Tablet braid in silk, gold and silver thread. Decorative panel in needlebinding with gold and silver thread.