Hawaiian Feather Work of the Polynesian natives of the Hawaiian Islands. Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum.
The fabrics here illustrated show two styles of artistic treatment; the ground of one being uniformly purple-black, produced by the silk warp ; while the ground of the other is in bands of different colours, produced, with the exception of those in black, by the silk threads of the woof
Belle Époque. Portrait of a Lady by Giovanni Boldini at l’Exposition universelle de Paris, 1889.
Victorian Era. Shoemaker’s craft. The cordonnier artist (shoemaker, cobbler) has apparently considered his lines as carefully as the best of yacht builders.
The ʻahuʻula is a feather coat reserved for the elite of the Hawaiian archipelago. It was traditionally worn with the mahiole, a feathered cap.
The majority of the population of the Sahara consists of Berbers. Her clothing is extraordinarily rich. They obtain their silk fabrics through the mediation of the caravans
These bonnet and cap-like headpieces all originate from Old Russia and are peculiar to the Russian slaves. The specimens shown here come from the governorates of Novgorod, Kaluga, Tver and Kursk.
Young girl from Reykjavik, Island in festive dress. Farmer and girl in Sunday state from Dalarna County, Sweden. Young woman in summer costume from the Swedish province of Bleking. Family in Sunday state from the Parish of Leksand, Dalarna, Sweden. Winter coat of sheepskin from the Swedish Sudermanland.
The Persian residence of the Paris World Exhibition of 1878 was the type of wooden building found in Turkey, Egypt and India. The furniture consists only of divans, covered with embroidered cashmere, carpets and portières.
The figures are all taken from fashion journals. The period includes the last period of the convent, the rule of the board of directors and the beginning of the consulate.