Byzantine silk fabric made in tapestry art. 11th century.
This prelate is receiving the homage of a Greek peasant, who kisses the ground before he applies his lips to the bishop’s hand.
This tower has been converted into a Semà-Khanés or chapel for the religious dance called Semà, which is performed every Friday within its walls by an order of dancing dervishes.
British priestesses. Roman era 3rd century.
John Wyclif, also Wicklyf, Wicliffe, Wiclef, Wycliff, Wycliffe, called Doctor evangelicus, was an English philosopher, theologian and church reformer.
Imam from Turkey in 19th century. Ottoman Empire. Iman. Turquie.
Chinese monks costumes. Bonzes chinois, 1834. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
China Jesuit missionary costume, 1843. Jésuite missionnaire à la Chine. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world. Associated with: The Rise… Read More
Byzantine empire costumes, 300-700 A.D.
Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson