The Milkmaid. Watercolour by Bireshwar Sen (1899-1974)
French firefighter uniform. Imperial guard. Uniforme Sapeur du Génie de la Garde Impériale. Gallery: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer… Read More
Spanish Picador costume. Spain bullfighting 1920s. Costume de Picador Démonté fumant un cigare, Espagne. Gallery: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and… Read More
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)
Boxing Scenes during the 1920s by George Wesley Bellows. Preliminaries to the Big Bout. Madison Square Garden New York 1916. Counted Out, (K.O. The Last Count) 1921 Training Quarters (Taking… Read More
Skull deformation. Wife of a Mangbetu Chief, Belgian Congo 1925.
Content Portraits by Savely Sorine (1878-1953)
Mrs. St. Nathan skirt fashion, Berlin 1917.
Alexander Sacharoff and Clotilde von Derp regarded as one of the most famous couples in the history of dance.
The wax figures mannequins of Karl Schenker photographer were shown in 2013 at the Venice Biennale. Curated by the American artist Cindy Sherman.
Jean Patou Mannequins 1925. Jean Patou, 1880-1936, was a French couturier, costume designer. In 1912 he went to Paris and opened a small tailor-fashion atelier Maison Parry. His collection corresponded to… Read More