The two figures shown here are of the Mogul aristocracy. Both men wear as their essential garment a peculiarly tailored coat called the “cabays”.
The travelling Barge, of the Mandarin Van-tazhin, who attended the Embassy.
Fan of pierced gold arabesque work, diamonds, rubies and emeralds, finely carved mother-of-pearl, richly inlaid with pure gold floral wreaths and Brussels lace.
Russia 16th and 19th century. Historical persons and folk costumes.
Clothing in Poland in the 14th and 15th centuries. Typical and historical figures.
This man and woman on their way to church are dressed in a manner becoming the late Victorian aristocrats on a semiformal afternoon occasion.
Tudor period. English Renaissance. Explorer of noble rank. Woman of the upper classes. Elizabethan fashion history.
Female fashion. Second half of the reign of Louis XIV. The Capote, The Muff. The Fontange. The Baskine. The lace apron. The House Dresses.
The two figures shown here represent several new varieties of Byzantine costume.
Medium Age. France. The challenger of the tournament. Noblemen of the court of Charles VIII. Entering the barriers to taking the oath. Noblemen of the court of Charles VIII.