This prelate is receiving the homage of a Greek peasant, who kisses the ground before he applies his lips to the bishop’s hand.
To the south-east of the Roman Agora is the octagonal Tower of the Eight Winds; the Clepsydra of Andronikos Kyrrheste described by Vitruviu.
Greeks, Turks, and Albanians are then seen mingled together; and while the variegated diversity of their costumes gratifies the eye of the beholder.
Albanian folk characters in the 18th century. Souliote Woman Albanian Prémiti or Toxide. Albanian woman from Sikyon. Sikyon was an ancient city-state on the northern Peloponnese between Corinth and Achaia (Pellene). Reis… Read More
This tower has been converted into a Semà-Khanés or chapel for the religious dance called Semà, which is performed every Friday within its walls by an order of dancing dervishes.
Sclaveni male costume in 1760, 18th century. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
Transylvanian prayer rugs. From Asia Minor. XVIIth century. Left one owned by Baron Charles Kaffner, Budapest; the other by the Arts and Crafts Museum, Budapest. Fashion, New Edition: The language… Read More
Historical Turkish male and female costumes from the european part of the Ottoman Empire. The costume history by Auguste Racinet, 1888.
Cretan costume, ancient and modern. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
Montenegro. Serbian costumes from Risan. Народна носња са Косова, Пећ. Vladimir Kirin. Srpske nacionalne kostime.