One side piece has a dragon figure with a human master on the inner side.
The reverse of the same piece is smooth, due to weather deterioration.
It will save you going through all these photos yourself, although I have shrunk the photos in size (originally they were 2-3 Mb each).
Although these photos show nice pieces of furniture, almost no information on the furniture piece is given on the UNIMUS site.
In Germany for example, in the 6th century the betrothal festivities entailed the groom-to-be offering a ring, a pair of sandals and a kiss to the bride-to-be.
In France, the couple shared a glass of wine and a fruit to symbolize the upcoming marriage.
This is a portal of six Norwegian University Museums containing their huge collection of high quality photos of objects and research activities.
The rear of the backrest has sloppily painted yellow-pink vines and foliage with light blue middle swath. Backrest cover is decorated with a newly wed couple, dressed in village costumes. Back of a bridal bench from the Kravik farm, Buskerud. Decoration shows two fantastic animal figures (griffins?
Around them is a text in black letters from of Ruth, I, v. ); below them are three dragons that seem to join in the battle. A choir bench (cathedra) from Verne's Church in Stjørdalen.
Although there was no shortage of ideal love and marriages during this time, the institution of medieval marriage went through some notable evolution.
In England, the Council of Westminster issued a decree in 1976 that prohibited fathers and males in general from giving out their daughters and female family members for marriage without the blessings of a priest.