Getting ready for Deauville. The parsienne is already enjoying foretastes of the idyllic delights of country life.
Dutch costume. Girl of Marken, Holland, 1910. The people of Holland by Nico Jungman.
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 name Arab originally was reserved for the nomad tribes east of Palestine and in the Syro-Arabian desert, but today it is generally used for most of the surviving Semitic peoples who, in addition to living in Arabia, are to be found in Mesopotamia, North Africa, the western shores of the Red Sea, and the eastern shores of the Persian Gulf.
The peasant art of Lithuania. The Lithuanian women wore long wide robes of wool or linen embellished with a relief-like floral ornament. The costume of the men consisted of a long home woven woolen coat of a dark-blue or grey color, resembling in cut and fold the jacket of the women.
Les Soeurs de Lait – Robe d’après-midi de Georges Dœuillet
Le Jardin de L’Infante – Robe du soir, de Paul Poiret.