The Fascination of the Indian costume and fashion history during the glorious time of the North Indian Mughal era.
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ― Vogue.com
“Le petit Menteur” (The Little Liar) by Jean Augustin Patour.
Toadstone Amulet protecting new-born children and their mothers from the power of the fairies. Purse of Rob Roy, Helen Macgregor`s Brooch. Abbotsford, the personal relics and antiquarian treasures of Sir Walter Scott.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
Peasant from Upper Austria 17th century. Upper Austrian farmer from the time of the Austrian Peasant War in 1626. He is armed with a sort of a mace and pistol. The revolt… Read More
Hair fashion in the time of Louis XIV. 17th century.
German mercenaries. Historical clothing around 1620. Baroque 17th century, Thirty Years’ War. German mercenaries with sword and shield, drummer.The cut of the costume is still influenced by the Spanish fashion.… Read More
Françoise d’Aubigné, marquise de Maintenon, briefly called Madame de Maintenon was the last mistress and in morganatic marriage, the second wife of Louis XIV of France.
Ninon de L’Enclos was a French liberal and educated intellectual, feminist, writer (La coquette vengée “The Flirt Avenged”) and lover of many also famous contemporaries. She was one of the outstanding women of the ancien regime, the participation in their Jours was a great society honor.
Historic french hairstyle. Louis XIII. period 17th century. Early baroque period. „Album de coiffures histories“ by E. Nissy. Published 1890 by Albert Brunet.
Album de coiffures histories by E. Nissy.