Women’s head-dress of linen. Edged in front with white lace. — From 1750—1850.
In the slope of the eastern Apennines, overlooking the Adriatic gulf, stands what may be called the European Nazareth.
In 1920 the costume consisting of a straight, short skirt, trim box coat or sweater and blouse
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Trousers of a Kurdish leader. Turkish men’s trousers, Armenian women’s trousers, Persian men’s trousers.
One of the entrances to the temple area within which stands the Mosque of Omar.
Costume cuts and robe shapes from Arabia, Palestine and Syria.
Mughal gardens in Srinagar, Kashmir. Gardens of the Great Mughals by Constance Mary Villiers Stuart. Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh.
A shop and street in Chinatown from a portfolio of photographs by John L. Stoddard and Old Chinatown by Arnold Genthe.
Benares, (Varanasi) the sacred city: sketches of Hindu life and religion. Early worship, early ritual, religious literature, Brahmanas and Upanishads
Souks are an almost universal feature of an oriental Arab city and usually also its economic centre.