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Traditional Russian headwear by Racinet

Traditional Russian headwear. Auguste Racinet. Russia headdresses

Traditional Russian headwear.

Traditional Russian headwear by Auguste Racinet.

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Historical Turkish male and female costumes.

Historical Turkish male and female costumes. Ottoman Empire clothing

Historical Turkish male and female costumes.

Historical Turkish male and female costumes from the european part of the Ottoman Empire.

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16th century German renaissance costumes.

german renaissance costumes.16th century fashion. headdresses

Women wearing hats, Germany, 16th century.

16th century German renaissance costumes.

Women wearing hats.

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France Gothic medieval dresses, 15th century.

15th century, costumes, Gothic, medieval france, Jailor, costume, Menestrel costume, Fool costume, Bourgeois costume, Beggar costume, Pilgrim costume, Shepherd costume.

Jailor; Menestrel; Fool; Bourgeois; Beggar; Pilgrim; Shepherd.

France Gothic medieval dresses, 15th century.

Extracts from the Danse Macabre. Costumes of Jailor, Menestrel, Fool, Bourgeois, Beggar, Pilgrim, Shepherd.

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French Farmer and villager, maid, fiddlers in 15th century.

15th century costumes. Gothic clothing. medieval france farmers.

Farmer and villager, maid, fiddlers, 15th century.

French Farmer and villager, maid, fiddlers in 15th century.

Dance of the Dead. Medieval burial scene. Gothic period, late medieval costumes. 

Laboureur et villageoise; Chambrière; Ménétriers. MS. à la Bibl. Imp. de Paris; le 5. de la Danse de morts de Blais”

From the book: Les arts somptuaires: Histoire du costume et de l’ameublement et des arts et industries qui s’y rattachent. Paris: Hangard-Maugé, 1858. Author: Charles Louandre (1812-1882). Artist: Ferdinand Seré (1818-1855). Lithographer: Auguste Racinet.

18th century fabrics. French Silks hanging patterns

18th century fabrics. French Silks hanging patterns. Louis XVI style. Rococo period

18th century fabrics. French Silks hanging patterns

18th century fabrics. French Silks hanging patterns.

The silks, the designs for which form the subject of our plate, all come from that branch of French manufacture to which Golbert, under Louis XIV, gave so powerful an impulse, and the productions of which, thanks to careful academical studies, and the wholesome traditions of the studios, have never ceased to influence all title European manufactories engaged in the production of these fabrics. The twelve examples given in title accompanying plate may be classified in the following order. To this classification we have added a scale showing the relative proportion of each to the original (the patterns are shown reduced from their original size).
1. Hangings for furniture and walls. — State robes – Fig. 1 to 6,
2. Idem, in two colors (Louis XVI) – Fig. 7 – 10,
3. Light silks (Louis XVI) – Fig. 10 – 11,
4. Border (Louis XVI) – Fig. 12, In the first four of these, traces of the influence of Asiatic art on the national taste may be observed. Numbers 3 and 4 deserve special attention from the manner in which by means of reflected rays richness and fulness are imparted to the primary simple designs. Lastly, as a peculiarity in the process of manufacture, we notice in Numbers 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, the use of silks figured with zonal patterns.

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French costumes. Nobility 1646 to 1670

Louis XIV Fashion. 17th century clothing. French Costumes of the nobility. Maria Theresa of Austria

French Costumes of the nobility 1646 to 1670

French costumes 1646 to 1670.

Louis XIV, Ancien Régime, Baroque period.
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Versailles. Louis XIV fashion. Ancien Régime.

Versailles. Louis XIV fashion. Ancien Régime. Baroque costumes. костюм барокко 17 век. Auguste Racinet

France – 17th century. Court dress. Versailles. Nobility.

Versailles. Louis XIV fashion

Ancien Régime. Baroque era.
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Entry of Louis XIV and Maria Theresa into Arras.

French Louis XIV. Maria Theresia. Baroque fashion. 17th century costumes

The Entry of Louis XIV and Maria Theresa into Arras 1667

The Entry of Louis XIV and Maria Theresa into Arras 1667.

The chariot of the French Queen Maria Theresia (1638-83).
The King Louis XIV (1638-1715) and the officers in the livree of the royal house. Continue reading

Indian Mughal Empire costumes

Akabar costume. Jahangir. Indian Mughal Empire costumes. India traditional costumes. Auguste Racinet

Indian Mughal. Akbar and Jahangir

‘Le Costume Historique’ by Auguste Racinet. Lithographed by Chataignon for Firmin Didot. Paris 1876-1888.

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The Motrebs. Persian dancer and musicians, 16th century.

Middle ages Persian dancer and musicians costumes. Arabian Belly dance costume

Persian dancer and musicians

Persian dancer and musicians costumes in the 16th century.

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