A sampan or river boat used in Cochinchina glides along a narrow canal; it is ridden by a dozen Annamites of all conditions.
Byzantium and Abyssinia. Patriarchal type. The Maronites and the Byzantine Orthodox churches. The Abyssinian Cross. Emperor of the Eastern Empire and Princes of the Imperial Family. The Tiara and the Crown.
A PEASANT OF THE GEILTAL. THE dress of the men of Geiltal, in former times of an extremely peculiar fashion, is even at the present day unique and original.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
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A YOUNG GIRL OF THE CANTON SCHWYZ. THE costume of women and young girls in the Canton of Schwyz, and especially in the chief place of that name, is characterized… Read More