Carpet with conventionalized Animal-Figures: Incomplete Asia Minor or the Caucasus; First half of the 15th century. Length, 172 cm.; width, 90 cm.
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.
Prince from Imereti, Georgia Caucasus costume. Prince Imerethien. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
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)
Kyrgyzstan, caucasian soldier costume, 1834. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
An armed Turcoman, with his Bow 1803 Un Turcoman armé de son Arc, &c. THE Trukhmenes, or Turcomans, says Professor Pallas, are a wealthy, well-formed, lively people, and more attached… Read More
A Female of the Nogai Tribe of Tartars. Une Femme des Tatars Nogais. NEXT to the Kaptchak tribe, the horde of Nogai Tartars was, for a long time, the most… Read More
A Kabardian of Mount Caucasus. Un Kabardien du Mont Caucase. CAUCASUS is that vast chain of mountains, extending from the north-west to the south-east, between the Euxine and the Caspian… Read More
A Female Kabardian of Mount Caucasus. Une Kabardienne du Mont Caucase. THE dress of all the Tartars of Mount Caucasus (Kabardin, Circassian, Cherkessia) is nearly the same, and chiefly consists of… Read More