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
La Jeune Locrienne. Chapeau de Camille Roger.
No 2 de la Gazette du Bon Ton. Anée 1922.
A few pretty novelties. Premet has made a black velvet dress with an edging of paste diamond lace. Philippe et Gaston put large diamond squares on white Georgine crepe.
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)
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.
Married woman from Bethlehem. Over the richly colored dress, a short embroidered jacket is worn.
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.