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.
The Arts and Crafts Movement was a British movement in art and especially in product design from the middle of the 19th century to around 1920
Mrs. Condé Nast wearing one of the famous Fortuny tea gowns. This one has no tunic but is finely pleated, in the Fortuny manner, and falls in long lines, closely… Read More
Indonesian Culture. Fabrics and Weapons of the Malays. The Malay (Orang Melayu) are an ethnic group in Southeast Asia. They belong to the Austronesian ethnic groups and speak the Malay… Read More
Plantation workers harvest pepper in the historic, fabulous Malabar, today’s Kerala state, South-West of India.
Clothes of a Jewish married woman from Bethlehem in the 19th century.
THE PEASANT ART OF LITHUANIA. THE manifold influences to which Lithuania has been subjected in the course of centuries sufficiently account for the characteristic diversity of the basic elements in… Read More
Les Soeurs de Lait – Robe d’après-midi de Georges Dœuillet
Designs for Silk Embroidery from Ukraine