The Emperor of China. L’empereur de Chine. Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen.
Noble Burmese male costume.
Costume Arabian Noble man in 1843. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
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Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen.
Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Arab plucking a thorn from his foot. Painted by Leon Bonnat. Bedouin in traditional burnous.
Girl folk dress from Schönna near Merano, South Tyrol 1875. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
Woman in winter costume from Montafun, Vorarlberg 1875. Traditional Austrian folk dress. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
Bridesmaid costume from Vorarlberg, Austria 1875 Bridesmaid (Schäppelmeiggi) from Vorarlberg in Montafun, Austria 1875.
Cabbage cutter from Montafun Vorarlberg Austria 1879.
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