Category Archives: Costume

Anton Fugger of the lily. Prince of merchants, 16th century.

Anton Fugger. German merchant. 16th century costume. Renaissance fashion.

Portrait of Anton Fugger by Hans Maler zu Schwatz.

Anton Fugger of the lily. German merchant of the 16th century.

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Charles I and The English Civil War 1642-1649.

England history 17th century. Baroque costumes. England Civil War

The opening scene of the Great Civil War. Charles I erecting his standard at Nottingham August 22nd 1642.

 Charles I and The English Civil War 1642-1649.

The English Civil War was fought 1642-1649 between supporters of King Charles I of England (“Cavaliers”) and those of the English Parliament (“Roundheads”). It reflects not only the tensions between the absolutist minded King and the House of Commons, but also the contrasts between Anglicans, Puritans, Presbyterians and Catholics erupted. The war ended with the execution of the King, the temporary abolition of the monarchy and the establishment of a republic in England.

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Formosan. Taiwanese aborigines in 19th century.

Formosan costume. Traditional Taiwanese aborigines clothing. Ancient Asia tribe tattoo

Formosan. Taiwanese aborigines.

Formosan. Taiwanese aborigines in 19th century.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Almeh Egypt belly dancer

Almee. Charles Bargue. Almeh Arabian belly dancer costume. Arab courtesan dress

The Almee. Painted by Charles Bargue

Almeh Egypt belly dancer. Painted by Charles Bargue (1825-1883) .

French Almée synonymous with belly dancer. Was the name of a class of courtesans or female entertainers in Arab Egypt.

Small black felt hat. Autumn hat fashion 1915.

Small black felt hat. Autumn hat fashion 1915. Art deco fashion. German Hat fashion Berlin 1915.

Small black felt hat.

Small black felt hat with a black crown heron. Autumn hat fashion 1915.

Association for the Promotion of German Hat fashion Berlin.

Russian costumes. Tsar, Boyar, Belorussian garb.

Russian Princely costumes. Tsar clothing. Boyar dress. 17th and 18th Century. Belorussian, Ryazan, Torschko woman garb

Russian costumes. 17th and 18th Century.

Russian costumes. Tsar, Boyar, Belorussian garb. 17th and 18th Century.

Top row left: Boyar. Tsar. Boyar. Right Boyarina. Boyars.  Bottom row left: Princely costume. Summer clothes for women in Torschko. Belorussian woman. Right: Winter garb of women in Torschko. Woman in the dress of Ryazan.

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.

Traditional Japan national costumes.

Japanese Soldier Samurai clothing. Traditional Japan national costumes


Mongol Race. Traditional Japan national costumes.

1. Officer of the Taikoon, in Civil Costume. 2. Mendicant Bonze. 3. Bonze of a Superior Order. 4. Military Dress from Original in Kensington Museum. 5.6. Japanese Women. 7. Japanese Soldier. 8. Man of the Lower Classes. 9. Coolie of the Fish Market. 10. Pilgrim.

The Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World. “Races of the World”. Drawn by J. L. Williams. Engraved by A. Portier. Printed by Blackie & Son London, Glasgow & Edinburgh 1886

Vintage hat fashion 1920s.

20s Boho hat fashion. French headdresses. Vintage mode from france

French hat fashion

Vintage hat fashion 1920s. French headdress.