Tag Archives: Ecclesiastical Dress

Habit of an Augustin Nun. Order St. Augustin 18th c.

Nun, habit, Religieuse, Order, Augustine, St. Ausgustin, Ecclesiastical, Roman Catholic Church

Nun of the Order St. Ausgustin 18th c.

Habit of a nun of the Order St. Augustin

Religieuse de L’Ordre de St. Augustin
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The Tokchim Tarjum. The Forbidden Land, 1898.

Tokchim Tarjum, Journey, Tibet, Costume, Monk,

The Tokchim Tarjum, 1898.

The Tokchim Tarjum, 1898.

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Ladies fashion of the 12th century.

Ladies fashion, Virgin Mary, 12th century, fashion, costumes, England, middle ages,

Virgin Mary on her way to Egypt. Cottonian Manuscript Nero C. IV.

LADIES FASHION OF THE TWELFTH CENTURY.

 12th century, illuminated manuscript, Bible, middle ages,

Initial letter T. MS. Harl. No. 2800. 12th century

THE figures on the present plate are taken from different illuminations in the Cottonian Manuscript Nero C. IV. executed, probably, before the middle of the twelfth century.

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Ecclesiastics of the 12th century. Bishop, monks costumes.

Ecclesiastics, clergy, Bishop, monks, norman,middle ages, 12th century, dress,pastoral, staff, Henry Shaw, fashion

Ecclesiastics, Bishop, monks, 12th century

ECCLESIASTICS OF THE TWELFTH CENTURY.

Initial letter, drop-cap, manuscript,12th century,middle ages,medieval, illumination,Henry Shaw

Initial letter N

NO class of figures occurs so frequently in the illuminations of our earlier manuscripts, as those of ecclesiastics of different grades; and as the older illuminators were almost exclusively monks, we are justified in concluding that none are represented more accurately with regard to their costume and other characteristics.

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Armenian bishop, Etchmiadzin Cathedral

Armenian bishop, Djulfa, costume, Azerbaidjan

The Armenian bishop of Djulfa, Azerbaidjan.

The Armenian bishop of Djulfa, Azerbaidjan. c. 1886

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Buddhist Priest and Gentleman of Loo choo. Japan.

Buddhist Priest. Costumes. Okinawa Japan. Priest. Gentleman. Loo choo.

Priest and Gentleman of Loo choo.

Buddhist Priest and Gentleman of Loo choo.

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Bukyan. An Ida or Brahmin of Bali.

Brahmin, Hinduism, varna, caste, priest, acharya, India, Bali

Brahmin of Bali.

Bukyan.

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Friar of the Order of St. Francis.

Friar. Order of St. Francis. Costume. Spain.

Costume Espagnol. Cordelier de l’ordre de saint François.

Friar of the Order of St. Francis.

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The Howling Dervishes.

 Howling Dervishes. Muslim ascetic orders. Ecstatic Dances. Rifāʿīyah. Ṣūfīs. Sufismus.Dervishes

The Howling Dervishes.

The Howling Dervishes.

Ottoman Empire.

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Dancing Dervishes

Dancing Dervishes. Ottoman Empire. Islam monks. Mohammedan priest.

Dancing Dervishes

Dancing Dervishes

Ottoman Empire. Istanbul Turkey.

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The dawn of christianity in Britain.

Ancient, Britain, christianity, Saxon, 3rd century, costumes,history

The first preaching of christianity in Britain.

THE DAWN OF CHRISTIANITY IN BRITAIN.

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