Chasuble decorated with embroidery, 16th century. XVI Century. French school. (Clothing) at Musée Condé, Chantilly. Decorated with embroidery. Renaissance period. XVI Siècle. École Française. ( Vètement ) Au Musée Condé, à… Read More
The Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World. “Races of the World”. Drawn by J. L. Williams. Engraved by A. Portier. Printed by Blackie & Son London, Glasgow & Edinburgh 1886
Life of Greek monks. Cenobites, Anchorites and Recluses. Reception of Cantidates. Mount Athos. The great or angelical habit. Eastern Orthodox Vestment.
Traditional Borneo, Java, Malaysian costumes Natives of Borneo: 1. Saghai Dyak N.E. Coast. 2. Loondoo Dyak S.W. Coast. Natives of Java: 3. Priest. 4. Lady. 5. Gentleman. The Comprehensive Atlas… Read More
Kurds and Persians costumes. Caucasian Race. 1. Kurd Girl. 2. Kurd from the Plain of Ararat. 3. Kurd Priest. 4. Persian Gentleman. 5. 6. Persian Lady and Girl of Teheran. The… Read More
THE various institutions of the Dervishes (Sufi) are established upon different principles. Each founder gave a distinctive character to his sect, by the statues, regulations, and practices, which he appointed.
Wasudev Beggar. India Jaggi Vasudev There are beggars and beggars, from the Hindu ascetic, who, after renouncing the lusts of the flesh, wanders from shrine to shrine, and meditates upon… Read More
Jewish Priest The subject of this picture is a Jewish priest from Bagdad. There are a considerable number of Jews in Bombay, and the richest family in all India, The… Read More
Severity of feminine costume – Long gowns and gimps – Marguerite of Provence – “Fermaux” – Reappearance of splendor in dress – Eastern customs – The priests of fashion – Haberdashery and peacock-feathers – Female embroiderers – Taste for embroidery – Continual temptations – Earliest sumptuary laws – Furs – St. Louis’s opinion on dress – Prohibitions by Philippe le Bel; speech made by his wife – Crépine.