Illustrations of ancient Mexican feather head-dresses and of the mode of wearing them taken from native Manuscripts.
Catalina de Erauso alias Francisco Loyola who became famous as a soldier, was a Basque noblewoman who lived as a man for several decades (“The nun lieutenant”).
Mexique No.15, AMÉRIQUE INDIEN DE CHAPULTEPEC (Environs de Mexico). Musée cosmopolite No. 249.
Outfielder of the French light infantry in Mexico 1861. Infanterie légère d’une compagnie de voltigeurs (Mexique).
Mexican street scene in 1863. Costumes of different ethnicities.
Costumes of Mexican Aztec 1500 AD. At the time of arrival of the Spaniards led by Hernán Cortés. 1,2. Common women, 3. Priestess, 4. King, 5-8. Warriors, 9. High priest… Read More
A Zapotec woman of South Mexico. The Zapotecs are peoples of Mexico, and inhabiting the Mexican state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico. In pre-Hispanic times the Zapotec were carrier of an advanced… Read More
Traditional Mexican cowboy costume. The traditional costume of the charro, or Mexican cowboy, consists of a short jacket and tight trousers, which are ornamented with heavy gold or silver embroidery.… 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
Traditional Mexican costumes 1850s. Gallery: Les nations. Album des Costumes De Tous les Pays. Par Alexandre Lacauchie. Paris. Maison Martinet. Haute Cœur frères 41, Rue Vivienne et 146, Rue de Rivoli… Read More