Category Archives: Poland

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

Polish and Russian costumes 16th century.

Polish and Russian fashion of the XVI. Century. 16th century costumes. Medieval clothing. Middle ages dresses.

Polish and Russian costumes 16th century.

Polish and Russian costumes 16th century.

Top row left: Polish lady and gentleman dressed in national costume. Right: Lancer. Armored cavalry.
Bottom row left: Distinguished Russian. Polish nobleman. Right: Polish noblemen in court dress.

“On the history of costumes”. Münchener Bilderbogen (Munich pictures sheets). Published by Braun & Schneider, Munich c.1858 -1898s.