Jewish Priest The subject of this picture is a Jewish priest from Bagdad. There are a considerable number of Jews in Bombay, and the richest family in all India, The… Read More
Severity of feminine costume – Long gowns and gimps – Marguerite of Provence – “Fermaux” – Reappearance of splendor in dress – Eastern customs – The priests of fashion – Haberdashery and peacock-feathers – Female embroiderers – Taste for embroidery – Continual temptations – Earliest sumptuary laws – Furs – St. Louis’s opinion on dress – Prohibitions by Philippe le Bel; speech made by his wife – Crépine.
Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights and sword brother (Order of Brothers of the German House Saint Mary in Jerusalem, Ordo Teutonicus). Knights of Templar. Nuns of the Order of St. John. Knights of St John, or Knights of Malta.
Costumes of the 12th century. Monastic, Nobility, Citizens, Knights. Fashion during the middle ages. Byzantine, Gothic, Burgundy costume era.
Costumes of the 11th century. Monastic, Normanns, Crusaders Nobility costumes. Costumes during the middle ages 1000 A.C., Byzantine, Romanesque, Pregothic, Gothic era.
Praying Mevlevi Dervish costume. One of the most famous and celebrated dervish was living in southern Turkey, the city of Konya, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi. Rumi (born 1207, died 1273)… Read More
Greek bishop dressed in a Rhason. The Rhason is wider than the Talar. Talar and Rhason mean symbolically renouncing all earthly vanity and striving for spiritual peace.
The Snake Goddess from Knossos, ca. 2000 B.C. Regarded as characteristic of feminine fashion in Minoan Crete.
Le Costume Historique’ by Auguste Racinet. Lithographed by Chataignon for Firmin Didot.