Mughal gardens in Srinagar, Kashmir. Gardens of the Great Mughals by Constance Mary Villiers Stuart. Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh.
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.
History of Costume by Auguste Racinet. Costumes of the nobility in the time of Henry IV of France. 16th, 17th century. Court Toilets & Ceremonial Robes.
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 ancient Greek temple of Poseidon at Cape Sunnius, built between 444-440 BC, is one of the main monuments of Athens’ Golden Age.
A shop and street in Chinatown from a portfolio of photographs by John L. Stoddard and Old Chinatown by Arnold Genthe.
Caravans glide over its surface like gigantic fleets. The beautiful, mysterious oasis. A veritable ocean the mighty desert is. It has the same succession of limitless horizons, the same dreary monotony.
This image represents one of the most famous rulers of Copán, King Waxaklajun Ub’aah K’awiil, dressed as one of the maize gods.
Benares, (Varanasi) the sacred city: sketches of Hindu life and religion. Early worship, early ritual, religious literature, Brahmanas and Upanishads
Ancient noble dancing girl. The voluminous draped shawl is most characteristic of the Indian woman’s ensemble. The man wears jodhpur trousers.
The empire of the Incas. Sumptuous Garment of a Mummy. From: The Necropolis of Ancon Vol. 2. Date: 1880
… look around on the ghastly and almost unearthly desolation of this scene, … the trials of the Israelites were far greater than we had ever before imagined.