Ladies of high standing in the transition from the 17th to the 18th century, after rare coloured copper engravings of that period. Female fashion of the baroque in the 17th and 18th century.
Republican Rome 500 BC – 30 BC.. The costume of the Roman women are very much like the Greek dress.
Renaissance. Italian and Dutch types. Female fashions in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. The coloring of the hair in Venice.
France. Civilian clothing 1485-1510. Men’s and women’s hairstyle. Between 1470 and 1475 the high pointed hoods (Hennin) disappear.
The headgear of the ancient Egyptians. The colour of the dresses. Wigs, Hairstyles, Make-up. The care of the hair. Transparent garments.
GREECE. ANTIQUE HAIR AND HEADGEAR. The women of Greek antiquity knew how to achieve a great variety in the arrangement of their hair. Veils of light or precious fabric, ribbons of various colours, flowers and fragrant ointments were often used in artistic hairstyles.
Fashion and costume history in the Reign of William II, called William Rufus. Medieval England Anglo-Norman 1087-1100.
Norman fashion era in England 1066-1087 according to historical sources.
Reign of William I. (The Conquerer) and Matilda of Flanders.
Mode of dressing the hair in vogue among the women of Shanghai, Canton, Shantou and Ningpo. Photo by John Thomson.
Rome. Headgear and hairstyles. Roman fashions after murals and bronzes. The causia, hairnets, wigs, caliendrum.
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