French Farmer and villager, maid, fiddlers in 15th century. Dance of the Dead. Medieval burial scene. Gothic period, late medieval costumes. Laboureur et villageoise; Chambrière; Ménétriers. MS. à la Bibl. Imp. de… Read More
18th century fabrics. French Silks hanging patterns. The silks, the designs for which form the subject of our plate, all come from that branch of French manufacture to which Golbert,… Read More
The characteristic features of the costume during the reign of Louis XIV at Versailles. Preference for wigs. Costumes of the nobility. France second half of the 17th century. Fashion of the baroque.
The Fascination of the Indian costume and fashion history during the glorious time of the North Indian Mughal era.
In the lower part of the image three Persian dancers and a servant in the typical costumes are shown. The average dancer wearing a precursor of Raqs Sharqi belly dance costumes.
Le Costume Historique’ by Auguste Racinet. Lithographed by Chataignon for Firmin Didot.