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.
Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights and sword brother (Order of Brothers of the German House Saint Mary in Jerusalem, Ordo Teutonicus). Knights of Templar. Nuns of the Order of St. John. Knights of St John, or Knights of Malta.
12th century. Fashion during the middle ages. Byzantine, Gothic, Burgundy costume era.
Costumes of the 11th century. Monastic, Normans, Crusaders Nobility costumes. Costumes during the middle ages 1000 A.C., Byzantine, Romanesque, Pregothic, Gothic era. Upper half of the picture: Monk, western bishop in full… Read More
The Sufi is the guardian of the secret teachings, the truth of Islam.