Original mixed media painting by Holly Dean, 10x12" on board, ready to frame
Mixed Media Collage On Board: acrylic paint, hand-stamped painted paper, hand-painted paper collage, threads.
Illustration: Radical Fashion from the Schembart Carnival (1590)
From a 16th-century manuscript - Beginning in 1449, the event was popular throughout the 15th century. According to Christies: "They brandished lances and bunches of leaves - known as Lebensrute -- that concealed fireworks." (the flaming "artichokes")