Polar Eskimos 1820.
Historical Finland costumes 1850s. Gallery: Les nations. Album des Costumes De Tous les Pays. Par Alexandre Lacauchie. Paris. Maison Martinet. Haute Cœur frères 41, Rue Vivienne et 146, Rue de Rivoli 1850s.
Historical Norwegian costumes 1850s. Gallery: Les nations. Album des Costumes De Tous les Pays. Par Alexandre Lacauchie. Paris. Maison Martinet. Haute Cœur frères 41, Rue Vivienne et 146, Rue de Rivoli 1850s.
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)
Samoyedic peoples from the island Novaya Zemlya Novaya Zemlya (Russian Новая Земля/Novaya Zemlya ‘new land’) is a Russian twin island located west of the Inner Eurasian border in the Arctic… Read More
Denmark Christian IV in 1630-40. Baroque period fashion. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
Traditional Finland costume. A Female Tschermiss. Une Tschérémisse. THE Tschermiss are of Finland origin, and have their settlements in the governments of Kazan and Niznei-Novgorod, on both sides of the… Read More
A Laplander in traditional folk dress. Un Lapon. THE Laplanders are of the middling stature; the greater part have flat faces, sunk cheeks, dark grey eyes, thin beard, straight brown… Read More
A Woman of Lapland in traditional dress. Une Lapone. THE Lapland Women are short, but often well formed, obliging, modest, and extremely irritable. ‘Their trowsers, shoes, doublets and close coats,… Read More
A Female Peasant of Ingria. Une Paysanne d’Ingrie. THE Russians made a conquest of Ingria (Finnish: Inkeri or Inkerinmaa) about the commencement of the last century. At that period the… Read More
Back of a Finland woman in holiday dress. Une Finnoise en Habit de Fête, par derrière. The Finns call themselves Suomi, which signifies marshy. The country inhabited by this nation… Read More