Category: 1816

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

Literature

Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.


Fitted dress with silk pants. Regency era.

Regency costumes. Costume Parisien. Empire fashion, Restoration.

Fitted dress with silk pants. Costume parisien 1816. Habit de Drap. Culotte de Soie. Bas à Mailles coulées. Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1816. France Restoration era. England Georgian… Read More

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)