Afghan Filpa Carpet. The carpet illustrated is a particularly line specimen of great age, with a warmth of color that stimulates the eye, and a luxusness of pile that suggests repose.
Peasant art of the Sámi people. Embroidered reindeer harness. Drinking ladles. Knives and Flasks. Carved reindeer-horn bag-locks. Carved Match boxes and clasps. Needle cases.
Chinese pictures: notes on photographs made in China by Isabella Lucy Bird. The great imperial stone road planted with cedars sealed with the Imperial seal.
Group of Jaipur Enamelers at work. (From “Jaipur Enamels,” by S. S Jacob and T. H. Hendley 1886.) In 1886 I wrote (Author T. H. Hendley) the text to accompany… Read More
Les Créations Parisiennes. La Mode est un Art. Haute Couture by PAUL POIRET 1930.
THERE is, however, the living vampire, distinct and separate from the dead species.
The koto was introduced from China to Japan during the Nara period (710-793) as an instrument of court music (Gagaku).
A PLEA FOR THE ROSE. BEST VARIETIES FOR DECORATIVE WORK. HYBRID TEA ROSES. HYBRID PERPETUALS. TEA ROSES. SINGLE ROSES AND BRIERS. WICHURIANA ROSES. ROSES-CLIMBERS. CHINAS, ETC. DWARF POLYANTHA. MOSS ROSES. GOOD ROSES TO GROW FOR THEIR FOLIAGE. ROSE CONTRASTS. ROSES WHICH MAKE LOVELY DECORATIONS BY THEMSELVES.
Les Créations Parisiennes. La Mode est un Art. Paris 1929.
Another old custom gone. Art-Goût-Beauté. October 1923. Fashion by Jean Patou, Jeanne Hallée, Molyneux.