Back Figure of a Yakutan Girl, Sakha traditional folk dress 1803. Front Figure of a Yakutan Girl Une Fille Yakoute, par derrière. THE most learned and revered of the Yakutan… Read More
Back Figure of a Yakut, Sakha in his Hunting Dress 1803. Front of of a Yakut, Sakha in his Hunting Dress. Un Yakout en Habit de Chasse, par derriére. ALTHOUGH the… Read More
A Yakutan Girl, Sakha in traditional folk dress 1803. Back figure of a Yakutan Girl. Une Fille Yakoute. SHAMANISM is the only religion known to the Yakuti. They acknowledge two… Read More
A Female Yakut, Sakha in traditional folk dress 1803. Sakha (Yakutia) Republic. Une Femme Yakoute. THE dress of the Yakutan women resembles that of the man; but, in general, their garments… Read More
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
Borders of very fine linen embroidered in very fine twisted silks, gold and silver thread and gold plate in double running following the design, and satin stitch for the gold plate.
Tattoo Art on Boy from Burma (Myanmar), West Indies, 1900.
The Evenks wandering in more southerly solitude, they are skilful huntsmen, sit well on horseback, and combat with much courage.
THE Evenks (Formerly Tungusian) are pagans of the sect of the Shamans. The Evenks believe in a future life, which they imagine will be similar to their present state of existence.