Church Vestments and Textiles by Margery Roberts

Sewing Church Linens by Elizabeth Morgan.

Vestments for All Seasons by Barbara Dee Baumgarten.

Kurds and Persians in their 19th century environment

Kurds, Persians, costumes, Priest, Teheran, Ararat,
Kurds, Persians.

Kurds and Persians. 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 Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World. “Races of the World”. Drawn by J. L. Williams. Engraved by A. Portier. Printed by Blackie & Son London, Glasgow & Edinburgh 1886

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The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
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From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

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Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.