Woman from Solothurn in Oltnertracht. Switzerland national costume. The Swiss national costumes of XVII – XIX century originals. Original recordings from the Swiss costume festival, Zurich 14 March 1896. Gallery: Swiss… Read More
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. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ― Vogue.com
Women from the Canton of Solothurn. Switzerland national costumes. Gallery: Costumes Suisses des 22 cantons. Dessiné par Louis Lassalle, illustrator. S. Morel; Imprimerie Lemercier, Geneve; Paris, 1865.
Woman from Zurich, Solothurn, Schaffhausen. Switzerland national costumes 1860. Gallery: Costumes suisses des 22 cantons. Dessinés d’apres nature et lithographiés et coloriées, par Yves Grether. Paris chez Wild, Èditeur 1860.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
[su_note note_color=”#e3fdbf”] Peasant woman of Solothurn 1840. [/su_note] Woman in the costume of Solothurn, Switzerland. According to an illustration by Paul Gavarni. From the book: Costumes historiques pour travestissements par… Read More