Torero avant la course. Andalusia. Folklore Costume. 1842. Musée cosmopolite. (Musée de costumes)
Women’s fashion of classicism in France at the end of the 18th century. Modes of the Directory and the Consulate (1795-1804).
The disproportion is still greater in the case of the pillow forming the false head. The latter, is here represented without its envelopments, thus giving striking prominence to the peculiarities of the vividly painted features.
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Peruvian mummy. Front and back view of the false head of the Mummy. It consists of a square kind of cushion stuffed with leaves and seaweed.
Womens fashion at an Official ball during the French Empire in 1804. White remained a very popular color for women during the Empire period.
Notwithstanding the exact measurements taken of individual graves, these sections must still be so far regarded as ideal
Here we have a characteristic instance of the burials under fragments of thick-ribbed clay vessels
The body is seated in a crouching attitude and wrapped in cerements under one of those capacious earthenware vessels
In a grave scarcely 3 metres deep we see a shapeless mummy pack bound round with a netting of cordage, its cotton wrapping coloured a deep brown with decay.
Bleached bones, scattered shreds of raiment, bast coverings and cordage used in the careful preservation of the bodies.