Antique Fabrics. Red silk, patterned with figures of Samson and the Lion. Fabric with elephant pattern. Fabric with cock pattern, Persia.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
The Saxons commenced their conquests during the fifth century, but it was not until the year 720 that the earliest MS. preserved to us saw the light.
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)
The Saxon Heptarchy in England. A map of Britain during the Saxon octarchy. ARMS OF THE ANGLO-SAXON KINGS.
The Frankish power. The Byzantine Empire. The Scandinavian kingdoms. The Norwegian coast-lands. The Caliphate of the Omayads.
Medieval Earl in armor leaving for the war, followed by his vassals. 8th, 9th century. Comte partant pour la Guerre, suive de ses Vassaux From the book: Costumes civils et militaires… Read More
Noble woman dress of the Carolingian Period about 890 to 900.
Merovingian queen costume from the fifth to the eighth century.
The pattern shows a transformation of a Sassanid pattern of VI-VII. Century. The fabric itself belongs to the Byzantine period of the VII.-VIII. Century.
Medieval Clothes of the Carolingians in the 7th and 8 Century.
Carolingian clothing 751-987. Knight in armor, Bishop, Priest and Burgess.