Japan shippō-yaki design. Three segments of a circular border. Cloisonné enamel. Ornamental design 19th century.
When boys are dressed for exhibition, as represented in the plate, there is nothing whatever, to distinguish them from the other sex.
Landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the beginning of the 19th century. Historical travelogue by Emeric Essex Vidal and Rudolph Ackermann.
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From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
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.