Peruvian mummy. Front and back view of the false head of the Mummy. It consists of a square kind of cushion stuffed with leaves and seaweed.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
Womens fashion at an Official ball during the French Empire in 1804. White remained a very popular color for women during the Empire period.
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)
Notwithstanding the exact measurements taken of individual graves, these sections must still be so far regarded as ideal
Here we have a characteristic instance of the burials under fragments of thick-ribbed clay vessels
The body is seated in a crouching attitude and wrapped in cerements under one of those capacious earthenware vessels
In a grave scarcely 3 metres deep we see a shapeless mummy pack bound round with a netting of cordage, its cotton wrapping coloured a deep brown with decay.
Bleached bones, scattered shreds of raiment, bast coverings and cordage used in the careful preservation of the bodies.
The narrow vertical shaft, broadening upwards like a funnel, leads downwards to a burial chamber.
At the base of the Mount of Olives is a small enclosure surrounded by a whitewashed wall. It is the reputed Garden of Gethsemane.
Besides domestic articles, and articles of attire, the Phoenicians also manufactured all kinds of knick-knacks and trinkets.