London fashions 1824. Regency Promenade dress. Pelisse of levantine silk, or Terry velvet, of a rich brown colour (couleur d’oreille d’ours).
Costumed Empire people at a masked ball at the Paris Opera 1804. Illustration by Jean-Francois Bosio. Composition pour le “Journal des Dames”.
France. Peasant woman costume from the surroundings of Neuwiller-lès-Saverne (Département Bas-Rhin), 1801.
Turkish nomad carpets made by nomad tribes throughout the Ottoman empire, known generally as Smyrna carpets. The women mostly working on them in winter.
Embroidered Bobinet Scarf from Delphi, India. Art treasures of the United Kingdom from the Art Treasures Exhibition 1858.
Fac-simile of a portion of a native Indian drawing. Design for a shawl. Museum of the East India Company. Source: Art treasures of the United Kingdom from the Art Treasures… Read More
Residents of the village Gutach in the Black Forest, Wolfach office around 1900.
Glimpses of Gotham and city characters. Men and women who deal in fancy costumes. New York, 1881. Actresses Lizzie Kelsey, Pauline Markham, Emily Duncan, Eliza Wetherby, Fanny Louise Buckingham.
FAR-A WAY-MOSES. (Jew.) “When Mark Twain went through Constantinople he would stop at a shop, and when he looked around for his guide he would see Moses fifty yards ahead,… Read More
THE VAMPIRE AND ST MICHAEL. COSSACK FAIRY TALES. ONCE upon a time in a certain village there lived two neighbors; one was rich, very rich, and the other so poor… Read More