|A Tomb painting depicting maids with perfumed cones|
atop their wigs. Also popular was the Blue Lotus, but
it was prizes for its narcotic properties rather than
it's perfume alone.
|Gloves dating to 1603 from the Victoria and Albert Museum.|
Trimmed with silver lace, pearls and spangles, scenting
them was gilding the Lily.
|Gold, enamel and pearl pomander circa 1620-1640.|
Victoria and Albert Museum.
|A partial gilt silver pomander dating to 1350 from the Victoria |
and Albert Museum. A pin screw holds the hinged segments
|A 1778 painting of Marie Antoinette in a riding costume|
with her scented gloves in hand. Antoine Vestier.