As the botanist detects among the hills and valleys some choice and unexpected prize, so you, amid Parisian vulgarities, have encountered a rare and exquisite blossom! It is the PARISIAN LADY!-the “FEMME COMME IL FAUT.”
Antique Fabrics. Red silk, patterned with figures of Samson and the Lion. Fabric with elephant pattern. Fabric with cock pattern, Persia.
Example of combined shoes and clogs. Shoe fashion of the baroque and rococo period.
QUEEN ELIZABETH’S BUSKINS. Tudor era
Les Soeurs de Lait – Robe d’après-midi de Georges Dœuillet
BAKING OR BOILING APPLES. London 1804.
India. Coiffures, Hats, Head-dresses. The Feminin Costume of the World. Coiffures, Hats, Head-dresses. Part VII. India. Plate 7.
The motifs show costumes of the Ottoman court during the reign of Mahmoud II. Elbicei Atika was the name of a costume museum in Constantinople, originally located in the armoury of the Seraglio.
Bukovina. Embroidery and Carpets, 19th c. from the collection of Prof. Erich Kolbenhyer.
Designs for Silk Embroidery from Ukraine