Assyrian, Egyptians and Medes Costumes in pre-Christian times.
Top row left: Dress of the Assyrian High Priest. Assyrian king. Right: Noble Medes clothing.
Bottom row left: Clothing of a noble Egyptian, Egyptian Queen and distinguished Egyptian. Right: Clothing of Egyptian court official, King (Pharaoh) and fan carrier of the king.
Source: On the history of costumes. The Munich Picture Gallery 1848 to 1898.
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)