Take a look at the Cassone Adimari, a painting which is said to be the front of a wedding chest
and shows a wedding parade in downtown Florence.
The wedding chest
was made in 1624 to commemorate the marriage of the alchemist Sir Owen Wynn (3rd Baronet) to Grace Williams, the niece of Archbishop John Williams.
Christiane Klapisch-Zuber suggests that the appearance of female nudes on the inside lids of Florentine wedding chests
in the 1440s is the result of another adaptation: when the wedding chest
became the property of the husband instead of forming part of the bride's trousseau.
Furniture includes the likes of a 16th-century Tuscan carved and gilded walnut cassone or wedding chest
, bearing both the Chigi delia Rovere coat of arms and Renaissance majolica (Fig.
This article aligns Monika Treut's Ghosted (2009), Doris Dorrie's Cherry BIossoms (2008), and Ulrike Ottinger's The Korean Wedding Chest
(2009) to inquire how these three films represent through their Asian setting the journey of self-exploration via the exotic Other.
Ulrike Ottinger's superbly nuanced, wry and sensitive film The Korean Wedding Chest
provides a fascinating overview of romance and marriage in modern-day Korea, contrasting the traditional with the new.
Other films featuring a combo of languages include Denmark's "After the Wedding" (Danish, English, Swedish and Hindi), Israel's "Sweet Mud" (Hebrew, English and French), Kyrgyzstan's "The Wedding Chest
" (Kyrgyz and French) and the Netherlands' "Black Book" (English, Dutch, German and Hebrew).
To add texture and to create the illusion of a Chinese "wedding chest
" handle, pierce the foil and the cardboard with a nail and position two brass headed paper fasteners a couple of cm's apart.
While Peter is farming, Mary weaves blankets for her wedding chest
. If she doesn't marry, she will be sent to an abbey to become a nun.
In conjunction with the site launch, Lane has introduced the Bridal Chest, a plainer version of their Wedding Chest
with a lower retail price tag.
With Russian production experiencing a mini-boom at the moment on the back of several lucrative recent homegrown productions such as the "Night Watch" franchise and "9th Company," it's unsurprising the CIS is making a strong showing in the East of the West competition at KV with Alexei German Jr.'s "Garpastum," Artem Antonov's "Polumgla," and two international premieres, Yuri Moroz's "The Spot" and Kirghiz director Nurbek Egen's "The Wedding Chest
," the last a co-production between Russia, Kirghizstan, France and Germany.
If a wealthy bride wanted a gold leaf painted wedding chest
, or a special necklace and set of bracelets, she could go to Squarcione who could easily arrange everything for her as well as providing fine embroidery on the wedding garments.