The piece of silk representation is one of the finest examples of the decoration of woven fabrics that it is possible to study.
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
Ornamental Cloisonné Enamel Designs. Polychromatic ornament by Auguste Racinet.
The art of ornamentation in Japan and China by Auguste Racinet. Ornamental Cloisonné Enamel Designs.
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.
The Hunkpapa or Húŋkpapȟa (formerly often rendered as Honkpapa) are a North American Indian tribe and belong to the Lakota of the Sioux language family.