Tag Archives: Ecclesiastical Dress

Byzantine silk fabric made in tapestry art. 11th century.

Ancient Byzantine silk fabric. 11th century. Medieval textile design. Grave cloth. Bishop Gunther

Byzantine silk fabric

Byzantine silk fabric made in tapestry art. 11th century.

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Dinner at Crisso. In the house of the bishop of Salona.

The bishop of Salona. Crisso Greece. Ottoman empire costumes 19th century

Dinner at Crisso. The bishop of Salona.

Dinner at Crisso. In the house of the bishop of Salona.

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The Dance of the Dervishes in the Tower of the Winds.

Dervishes. Dance. Semà. Kaaba. Muhammad. Tower of the Winds. Ottoman Empire.

The Dance of the Dervishes.

The Dance of the Dervishes.

In the Tower of the Winds.
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British priestesses. Roman era 3rd century.

British priestesses costumes. Roman empire 3rd century. Celtic England era.

Roman British priestesses costumes. 3rd century.

British priestesses. Roman era 3rd century.

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John Wycliffe and the Dawn of the Reformation.

John Wycliffe. English Scholastic philosopher. 14th century

John Wycliffe on his sick bed assailed by the friars at Oxford in 1375. From the picture by George Thomas.

John Wycliffe (1330-1384) and the Dawn of the Reformation.

During the reign of Edward III., a silent alteration had been wrought in the condition of the lower classes. Feudalism was beginnings its slow decline, the divisions in the state made by contending parties, the divisions in the church made by contending popes, and a general upheaving of society, followed or preceded those political agitations, which, though they appeared to be confined to the barons and chiefs of houses, yet involved the common people, and still more the burgesses, who had already attained to some political power in parliament. Continue reading

Imam from Turkey in 19th century.

Imam costume Turkey. Ottoman Empire clothing. Ecclesiastical muslim rress

Imam from Turkey.

Imam from Turkey in 19th century. Ottoman Empire.

Iman. Turquie.

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

Chinese monks costumes. Bonzes chinois.

Chinese monks costumes. Bonzes chinois. Traditional China clothing. Asian dress

Chinese monks.

Chinese monks costumes.

Bonzes chinois, 1834.

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

China Jesuit missionary costume.

China Jesuit missionary costume. Traditional Ecclesiastical clothing. Asian dress

Jesuit missionary in China

China Jesuit missionary costume, 1843.

Jésuite missionnaire à la Chine.

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

Associated with:  The Rise of Monachism. Monastic costumes history.

Byzantine empire costumes, 300-700 A.D.

byzantine empire costumes, Eastern Roman, fashion history, Empress, Emperor

Byzantine empire, Eastern Roman 300-700 A.D.

Byzantine empire costumes, 300-700 A.D.

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South African medicine man costume.

South African medicine man costume. Traditional Africa clothing

Medicine man from South Africa

South African medicine man costume.

From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856-1927), John Walter Gregory and Richard Lydekke. Published by Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row, London 1902.

Apache medicine shirts. First Nations ceremonial clothing.

Apache medicine shirts. First Nations ceremonial clothing.

Annual Ethnology Report of the US Government. Printed New York: c.1897.
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