Traditional Huaso costume from Chile. The huaso, or cowboy of Chile´s central plain, is a picturesque, a character as the cowboy of North America`s western prairie. Illustration by Jo Bartas.
Coffee picker from Costa Rica in traditional clothes. Costa Rica, the catering and preparation of the coffee crop generally begin in November and continue until April. Illustration by Jo Bartas
Woman from cuba in traditional rumba costume.
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)
Ecuador woman with Panama hat 1930s. Babies swing in cloths or shawls knotted over the mother´s shoulders. Natives of Ecuador´s province of Manabe weave from fine palm fiber the so… Read More
Native of Dutch Guiana in traditional folk dress 1930s. The three Guianas – British, Dutch and French – are the only South American countries under European domination; all the others are… Read More
Peasant from Uruguay in traditional folk dress.
The original inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego, the Yamana or Yaghan, Haush, Selk’nam and Kawesqar people, almost completely exterminated by white settlers during the colonization.
Mexican street scene in 1863. Costumes of different ethnicities.
Milk seller from Guadeloupe. Milk seller from Guadeloupe. A West Indian inhabitant. Cruising among the Caribbees, summer days in winter months (1895) by Charles Augustus Stoddard. (Free eBook)
A West Indian Type Woman c. 1900. From the book: Cruising among the Caribbees; summer days in winter months (1903), by Charles Augustus Stoddard (free eBook)