China Jesuit missionary costume, 1843. Jésuite missionnaire à la Chine. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world. Associated with: The Rise… Read More
Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson
Apache medicine shirts. First Nations ceremonial clothing. Annual Ethnology Report of the US Government. Printed New York: c.1897. Read more: History of the Indian Tribes of North America Zuñi Fetiches,… Read More
Apache Ghost dance. Ceremonial head gear. Annual Ethnology Report of the US Government. Lithographed by Sackett & Wilhelms. Printed in New York: c.1897. Read more: History of the Indian Tribes… Read More
The pattern shows a transformation of a Sassanid pattern of VI-VII. Century. The fabric itself belongs to the Byzantine period of the VII.-VIII. Century.
Russians in Siberia. Ethnic groups in 18th century. A Tunguzian taking a Solemn Oath. Russians Travelling with Dog Sleads in Siberia. Mongolian Lady and Priest. Burattians Hunting. From the book: ‘Navigantium atque Itinerantium… Read More
Persian priest or mullah in 1840.
Sufism is a collective term for movements in Islam that have ascetic tendencies and a spiritual orientation, often referred to by the word mysticism. A follower of Sufism is called a Sufist, a Sufi practitioner or dervish.
Back Figure of a Female Shaman, or Sorceress of Krasnajarsk. Front of the costume Une Shamane, ou Devineresse de Krasnajarsk, par derrière. THE Shamans are distinguished by a singular dress,… Read More
THE Evenks (Formerly Tungusian) are pagans of the sect of the Shamans. The Evenks believe in a future life, which they imagine will be similar to their present state of existence.