Antique japanese kimono. Samurai 18th century. Japanese samurai in historic figure 18th century. Dressed in a beautiful kimono. The illustration shows the fashion, hair, weapons, the Samurai sword.
Turkish brocade caftan. Turkish brocade on silk, caftan of Sultan Bayezid III (1448-1512)
Turkish brocade on silk, caftan of Sultan Osman III (1699 – 1757) Osman III. (Turkish Üçüncü Osman; 1699 – 1757) was the 25th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1754… Read More
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)
Mehmed II. (1432 – 1481), called Father of the Conquest) was the seventh Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. On May 29, 1453 he conquered Constantinople.
Selim I reigned from April 24, 1512 until his death in 1520 and was the first Ottoman ruler who held the title of Caliph and Guardian of the Holy Places.
Ottoman Costumes Istanbul. Water Carriers in Constantinople in 1893. Titel: Porteurs d’eau a Constantinople. Auteur du Monde Souvenirs de Voyages, Paris, 1893 Éditeur: L. Boulanger.
Ottoman harem girls costumes in Constantinople 19th century. Ottoman women`s costumes in 1893. Original Titel: Dames du Harem a Constantinople. Auteur du Monde Souvenirs de Voyages, Paris, 1893 Éditeur: L.… Read More
A sari for beautiful draping has to be six yards long and forty-five inches wide. Coorg Style. Sakacha or Maharashtrian Style. Kalakshetra Style. Bengali Style. Gujarati Style.
A MANDARIN OF DISTINCTION IN HIS HABIT OF CEREMONY Historical Chinese costume in 1799. Qing dynasty (1644-1911) THE dress of a Chinese is suited to the gravity of his demeanor. It… Read More
The Chinese custom of foot binding as a status symbol and a mark of beauty.