Costumes and scarves in the 18th and 19th century. The fashion of classicism during the French directorate, consulate and first empire.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
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.
Man in striped suit with frock coat, flat hat, lace-up tie and checked waistcoat. The woman wears a voluminous dress, the waist figure accentuated, the skirt supported by a steel frame.
Early Victorian. 1840-1865. The crinoline of the mid-forties was probably the most concealing costume ever worn by women.
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)
The Reign of the Crinoline. Petticoats, Cashmere shawls, Pompadour parasols. Dressmakers, like tailors, had begun to deal in ready-made garments.
Mosque at the famous Messeis spring of Kefalovryso, the Hyperian fountain of antiquity, at todays Velestino (ancient Pherae).
The Hasan Baba Tekke was a dervish gathering house, operated by the philosophical Bektashi order in the Tempi Valley, Greece.
Lake Kopais, also spelled Copais or Kopaida, was a lake in the ancient landscape of Boeotia in Greece, and already in ancient times attempts were made to drain the lake completely.
Mount Olympus is the highest mountain range in Greece. Its southern side, which is represented in this view, constitutes the boundary of Thessaly
Badulla, capital city of Uva Province at Sri Lanka. Temple Bouddhique à Badoula. Sketches of Ceylon.
The monastery Mega Spileo is a monastery in Greece, located between the Gulf of Corinth and the small town of Kalavryta.