In the surroundings of Rome the picturesque costume of the contadini (farmers) has almost disappeared. Only occasionally do you see entire families of country dwellers in national costumes on the streets.
Game of mora in Boulogne. Jeu de la mora à Boulogne, 1860.
FROM among the few but remarkable specimens of art-work man ship contributed to the Exhibition by the Caucasian Agricultural Society of Tiflis, we have selected a saddle-cloth from Kabardah, a district to the east of Mount Elbruz, the highest summit of the great Caucasian mountain-range. Circassian embroidered Saddle-Cloth. Embroidered dress, Greece. Hand-work of the North-American Indian Melicete tribe. International exhibition, 1862.
Carpets design 19th century. Masterpieces of industrial art. CARPETS BY MESSRS. HENDERSON & CO., DURHAM, AND MESSRS. FILMER & SON, LONDON.
Woman from Guérande in 1860. Region Western Loire. Femme de Guérande (Loire Inferieure) Region Pays de la Loire
Belle Ile en Mer (Morbihan) Costume du Dimanche.
Sardine Fishermen from Belle Isle, Brittany, France. Published 1860, Paris.
Friesland Costumes 1860
Parisiennes fashion of the Second Empire c. 1860. Parisiennes du Second Empire. From the Book: The Frenchwoman of the century; Fashions – Manners – Usages, by Octave Uzanne. Illustrations in… Read More
Suite of Costumes. Women’s Costume of Lyon c. 1860.