London fashions 1824. Regency Promenade dress. Pelisse of levantine silk, or Terry velvet, of a rich brown colour (couleur d’oreille d’ours).
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
THE life of a pirate on the high seas was hardly likely to attract even the most adventurous woman, yet according to records left by Captain Charles Johnson there were at least two who followed that calling, dressed in sailors’ clothes, and who lived and fought in desperate frays in the early eighteenth century.
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)
The latest Paris fashion, Belle Epoque. Toilette de Réception. February 1898.
Example of combined shoes and clogs. Shoe fashion of the baroque and rococo period.
QUEEN ELIZABETH’S BUSKINS. Tudor era
BAKING OR BOILING APPLES. London 1804.
REIGNS OF JAMES II – WILLIAM I AND MARY 1685-1700
Leaves from the Log of a Gentleman Gipsy in wayside camp and caravan, 1891.
Ali Baba and the forty thieves by Walter Crane. In the Arabic version of Thousand and One Nights this story was not yet contained.
Honorable Artillery Company of London