Chief Dakota, Mandan squaw costumes
Costumes by Georges Dœuillet, Jeanne Lanvin, Jean Patou, Premet,
Traditional coiffure from Montehermoso, Cáceres, Spain.
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)
A Guffa was a traditional, usually plaited reeds, round basket boat, which was used on the Tigris and Euphrates in Iraq until the 1970s.
Marriage Hut of Arab Fellahin with the Newly Married Couple.
Pilgrimage of Russian believers traveling in a caravan in the Holy Land through the desert of the Sinai.
Costumes Aladin by Germaine Lecomte 1929.
Mohamed Habib el-Bey from the Dynasty of Husseinite. Tunesia. Habib Bey, Frenchified name of Mohamed Habib el-Bey, born August 13, 1858 in Bardo and died February 11, 1929 in Carthage,… Read More
Chic black velvet coat trimmed with black and white fox. Fancy suit in blue velvet with silver embroidery (Lefaurichon fabric).
No masks by Kiyotoki-Shimomura By the death of Kiyotoki-Shimomura on May 29th, 1922, at the age of fifty-five, not only Nippon, but the world at large, lost a master carver… Read More