A Koriak in traditional Kamtchatka dress. Un Koriak. THE Koryaks are, principally, scattered to the north of the Pengina lake and the peninsula of Kamtchatka, as far as the coasts of… Read More
A Kyrgyz in traditional dress on Horseback. Une Kirguis à Cheval. THE Kyrgyz call themselves Sara-Kaisaki, or Kosacs of the desert. If we may trust their traditions, they originally came, in… Read More
A Female Kyrgyz folk dress. Une Kirguise. THE head-dress of the Kyrgyz females of distinction consists of a large piece of thin stuff, folded in the form of a turban: their… Read More
Traditional Black Forest folk costume from Rippoldsau in Schapbachthale. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
A Kamchadale in his Winter Dress. Un Kamtchadale en Habit d’Hiver. A CHAIN of stony and barren mountains, extending from the fifty-first to the sixty-second degree of north latitude, forms… Read More
A Kamchadale in his ordinary Dress. Un Kamtchadale en habit ordinaire. WHEN we consider the natural productions of Kamchatka, and the severity of the climate of this peninsula, some idea… Read More
Traditional Kamtschatka Holiday Dress. Une Kamchadale en Habit de Fête. THE Kamtchadale seldom chooses a wife from among the females who dwell in the same hut with himself. He repairs to… Read More
A Woman of Kamtschatka in her richest Apparel. Une Kamtchadale dans sa plus grande Parure. But, notwithstanding the difficulties mentioned in the preceding description, the lover has not yet passed through… Read More
A Kalmyk Housewife and Girl. Une Femme et Fille Calmouque. THE dress of the Kalmyk women differs little from that of the men. Their trowsers are the same; the outer garment… Read More
Traditional German Thuringia Brotterode costume. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.