Roman Auguries. They have existed since the foundation of Rome and exercise a practice derived from the Greeks and Etruscans, the Etruscans disciplina.
A Madame la Comtesse d’Oyeras. Robe de Cour au grand Orient; Coeffure à la mode Asiatique. Galerie des Modes et Costumes Français Dessinés d’Apres Nature.
PRINCE KUNG. Illustrations of China and its people: a series of two hundred photographs, with letterpress descriptive of the places and people represented by John Thomson.
THE Vignette represents a Lingerie Shop in Paris, around 1770. Pattern of the most common underwear. Alphabetical and numerical embroidery patterns.
Anton Fugger of the lily. German merchant of the 16th century.
The English Civil War was fought 1642-1649 between supporters of King Charles I of England (“Cavaliers”) and those of the English Parliament (“Roundheads”).
Formosan. Taiwanese aborigines in 19th century. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Almeh Egypt belly dancer. Painted by Charles Bargue (1825-1883) . French Almée synonymous with belly dancer. Was the name of a class of courtesans or female entertainers in Arab Egypt.
Small black felt hat with a black crown heron. Autumn hat fashion 1915. Association for the Promotion of German Hat fashion Berlin.
Russian costumes. Tsar, Boyar, Belorussian garb. 17th and 18th Century. Top row left: Boyar. Tsar. Boyar. Right Boyarina. Boyars. Bottom row left: Princely costume. Summer clothes for women in Torschko. Belorussian woman.… Read More