Netherlands 17th century. The coach. The hedge labyrinths. Types from the distinguished, bourgeois and mercantile world.
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.
Costume at Lerici on the east side of the Gulf of La Spezia. Here were passed Shelley’s happiest days.
Titisee-Neustadt, popularly known as the Forest Town (especially the Neustadt district), is a town in the southwest of the German state of Baden-Württemberg
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)
England 1813. These laborers are, in general, a hardy, robust class of men, and furnish the best soldiers in our armies.
Fan of pierced gold arabesque work, diamonds, rubies and emeralds, finely carved mother-of-pearl, richly inlaid with pure gold floral wreaths and Brussels lace.
This couple dressed in afternoon formal dress. Change that took place in feminine costume. It shows the new silhouette.
This Ballroom costume contains almost every possible exaggeration that could be heaped upon an already overdeveloped style.
For centuries, Sorrento has been the destination of northern European longing for Italy. Writers and painters have immortalised the place in words and pictures.
Sketches of real Parisian Chapeaux on the racecourse, in the Bois de Boulogne, in the Champs-Elysées, and other promenades.
The carpet is a very fine example of the time of James I. The whole design is characteristically English of the period.