Lake Lugano is a glacial lake with Mediterranean climate, between the Canton of Ticino in Switzerland and Lombardy in Italy.
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
Switzerland costumes from Canton Uri and Canton Ticino 1860. The girls wearing the traditional costume of uri. The man belongs to Ticino. Uri is a German-speaking canton of Switzerland. The… Read More
People from Bale, Canton Ticino 1860. Switzerland national costumes. 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.
Woman from Tessin Verzastal. 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 national… Read More
Couple from the Canton of Ticino. Switzerland national costumes 1865. Gallery: Costumes Suisses des 22 cantons. Dessiné par Louis Lassalle, illustrator. S. Morel; Imprimerie Lemercier, Geneve; Paris, 1865.
Switzerland folk costume of a Woman from Tessin Southern part. The Swiss national costumes of XVII – XIX century originals. Original recordings from the Swiss costume festival, Zurich 14 March 1896.… Read More