Roman Antiquities Artefacts Representation of various Roman military items. Signum, The Aquila, Field characters, fighting gloves as parts of a legionary armor, Buckles. “Encyclopédie” published by Denis Diderot and Jean-Baptiste… Read More
A Janissary and a Merchant in Cairo. The Oriental Album. Characters, costumes, and modes of life, in the valley of the Nile by James Augustus St. John (1801-1875). Painting by Emile… Read More
The Assyrian warriors clothed with tunic and wide scarf, high leather boots and gaiters.
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)
Medieval military dress from India. The warrior is armed with a spear, shield and various daggers. Sheets for costume by Franz Lipperheide
Persian warrior in full armor 15th century. Medieval Asia military costume. He is armed with helmet, hauberk, shield, short sword and battle ax.
Persian archer in full armor 15th century. Demo position. 15th c. Persian archer. Artist: Alois Greil (1841-1902), Hugo Kaeseberg, Wood-engraver (1847-1893).
German mercenaries. Historical clothing around 1620.
One of their employments, among others, is to present every one who is introduced at court, or approaches the fool of the throne; and, on some particular occasions, this is done by the chief usher himself.
THAT body of men, to whom Europeans give the name of Ushers, is of a very great use in the court of the Grand Signior, and other oriental monarchs.
Japanese Nobleman in court dress, 1810. Samurai with swords.