United States Army and Navy uniforms in 1889.
FROM among the few but remarkable specimens of art-work man ship contributed to the Exhibition by the Caucasian Agricultural Society of Tiflis, we have selected a saddle-cloth from Kabardah, a district to the east of Mount Elbruz, the highest summit of the great Caucasian mountain-range. Circassian embroidered Saddle-Cloth. Embroidered dress, Greece. Hand-work of the North-American Indian Melicete tribe. International exhibition, 1862.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving.
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)
Brazilian merchants ride to the market at Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro, 19th c.. Caravane de marchands allant a Tijuca. Source: L’Univers, Histoire et description de tous les… Read More
Pizarro before Charles V. Francisco Pizarro, the conquerer of Peru, was born in Spain about 1475. In 1522 he became a captain, and organized an expedition to explore and conquer… Read More
A Shahaptian chief in ceremonial costume. From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind… Read More
A Chola from La Paz wearing a Bowler hat. The Bolivian chola of La Paz wears a small derby-like hat, which is made either of felt or of highly varnished… Read More
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.