The travelling Barge, of the Mandarin Van-tazhin, who attended the Embassy.
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.
Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt (1820-1877) – Specimens of Turkish Embroidery – from the Industrial Arts of the Nineteenth Century (1851-1853).
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)
Ojira, To Her Lover, poem from The Garden of Kama and other love lyrics from India
Among the few entire carpets of its kind known to exist is this vase design from South Persia, known by the names “Shah Abbas” and “Ispahan.”
His boots are of satin, with thick soles of paper: these are always worn by the mandarines and superior Chinese.
Constantinople and its environs. The “Subterranean Palace” still remains a cistern filled with water.
The Prayer-Carpet forming our present illustration, manufactured at Ahmedabad, was chosen for the Museum of Ornamental Art as one of the most faultless of these Indian productions.
The Giant Thorney Bamboo. Nothing can exceed in beauty the graceful bamboo, as its feathery foliage waves and flutters in the breeze.
Classical Antiquity. Footwear. Fashions and Customs. Calceus, Ocrea, Caliga, Campagus, Crepida, Solea, Pero, Ceremonial shoes, Runner’s boots, Lace-up shoe.
This interesting and valuable rug is of antique Tabriz weave, of finely blended colors and rare design.