André Houot - Mesolithic people fishing and gathering on the alluvial plain of the Rhône in 7,500 BCE
Ancient Egyptian standard feather fans, the Khu papyrus staff with ostrich feather carried by princes, boats and oars, Osiride crowns, feathered horse headdresses, flowers and vases. Grammar of Ornament by Owen Jones.
The attire and accoutrements of an Iron Age warrior from continental Germania 3rd - 1st c. AD Iron was 'scarce' in Germania according to Tacitus, and thus the peasant levy fought with cudgels, rocks, spears, and axes. The warrior depicted has a sword and thus would be equivalent to the knightly class that evolved later. By the time of the Frankish kingdoms (5th c. on), the Germanic regions possibly had the greatest iron/steel output in the world at that time.
Royal robes decoration. Ancient Egypt ornaments from wall and ceiling tiles and paint, and mummy cases. Grammar of Ornament by Owen Jones.