Brazil dance costume. In the night clubs of Rio de Janeiro and other large Brazilian cities, one occasionally sees the Hollywood type of performer, whose exaggerated rhythms and fantastic costume… Read More
Mexican China Poblana dance costume. The China Poblana costume is worn for dancing the Jarabe Tapatío (Mexican Hat Dance), Mexico´s national folk dance. Illustration by Jo Bartas
The peruvian woman´s headdress.
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)
Female from Santísima Trinidad de Huancayo, Peru. The people of Huancayo, in gorgeous rented costumes such as this, annually celebrate the fiesta of their city´s patron saint. Peruvian Indians love fiestas,… Read More
Women with fruits. Venezuela folk dress. Women in Venezuela, as in all other Latin american countries, carry great burdens of fruits or vegetables on their heads. Illustration by Jo Bartas.
A Norwegian girl in bridal dress. Living Races of Mankind by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856-1927). Published by Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row, London.
A romantic gaucho playing the guitar.
Traditional Gaucho costume, Argentina.
African warrior of the Nuer tribe, Sudan 1930s. The Nuer are an African ethnic group in South Sudan and western Ethiopia. They are traditionally cattle farmers. Their social structure is… Read More
Gurkha Farmer with baskets and goat in Nepal. Views of Darjeeling: With typical native portraits and groups.