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Late Antique Fabrics from Egypt.

Antique, Fabrics, Silk, Pattern, Sassanid, Persia, Egypt,

Late Antique Fabrics from Egypt.

Late Antique Fabrics from Egypt.

1) Red silk, patterned with figures of Samson and the lion. Alexandria, 6th — 7th Cent. — 2) Silk fabric. Alexandria, 6th — 7th Cent. — 3) Fabric with cock pattern, Persia, ca. 600. — 4 Sassanian fabric, Persia, 6th—7th Cent. 5) Fabric with elephant pattern. Persia, 8th — 9th Cent.

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Shoes of the 18th century

Shoe, fashion, baroque, 18th century,

A SHOE OF THE REIGN OF GEORGE II. A LADY’S SHOE. COMBINED SHOE AND CLOG.

Shoes of the 18th century

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THE PEASANT ART OF LITHUANIA.

Lithuania, Folk, costumes, 19th century, Albert Kretschmer

Lithuania (Source: Albert Kretschmer)

THE PEASANT ART OF LITHUANIA.

THE manifold influences to which Lithuania has been subjected in the course of centuries sufficiently account for the characteristic diversity of the basic elements in its peasant art as a whole. This “Volkskunst” (Folkart) forms a conglomeration of various ethnographic elements which frequently present sharp contrasts. Continue reading

Assyria. Dresses, coats and shawls

Ancient, Assyria, Fashion History, Dresses, Coats, Shawls

Dresses, Coats, Shawls.

The Luxurious Assyrian Costumes. DRESSES, COATS AND SHAWLS.

Part V. Assyrian Plate 4.

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Queen Elisabeth’s Buskins.

historic, shoes, Tudor, buskin, fashion, England, 16th century,

Buskin of Elizabeth I of England

QUEEN ELIZABETH’S BUSKINS.

Tudor era

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Blouses and Ensembles. Assyrian Costumes.

Assyria, Blouses, Ensembles, fashion history, costumes, history

Assyrian Blouses and Ensembles. Costumes common to both sexes.

The Luxurious Assyrian Costumes. Blouses and Ensembles.

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Robe d’après-midi de Georges Dœuillet

Georges, Dœuillet, Robe, Fashion, history, Gazette, Bon Ton, Art deco, midi

Les Soeurs de Lait. Foster sisters – Afternoon dress by Dœuillet

Les Soeurs de Lait – Robe d’après-midi de Georges Dœuillet

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Peasant of the canton Basel, 1822.

Costumes, Suiss, Peasant,Bale,canton Basel

Peasant of the canton Bale

PEASANT OF THE CANTON OF BASEL.
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BAKING OR BOILING APPLES at STRATFORD PLACE

Baking, Stratford Place, London, Traders, costume, 18th century

Boiling Apples at Stratford Place. The itinerant traders of London

BAKING OR BOILING APPLES. London 1804.

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Robe du soir, de Paul Poiret, 1920s.

Paul Poiret, Charles Martin, Robe, Gazette, Bon Ton, art deco, fashion history

Le Jardin de L’Infante

Le Jardin de L’Infante – Robe du soir, de Paul Poiret.

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Wedding Garments. Hungary bridal couple.

Hungary, Bridal, Costume, peasants, Wedding, Garments

Wedding Garments. Hungarian peasantry

Wedding Garments. Hungary bridal couple.

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