Russian priest and monk costumes. Russian Orthodox Clergy. From the Book: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer travel (1843) by… Read More
Costume Iman of Turkey, Ottoman Empire 1843.
The late Father St. John of Kronstadt in his garden. Ivan Ilyich Sergiev 1829-1909, also known as the Holy righteous John of Kronstadt, was an archpriest of the Russian Orthodox… Read More
The Coronation Banquet of Louis XV at Reims. The Coronation Banquet of Louis XV in the Grand Dinning Room of the Archiepiscopal Palace 25th October 1722. Ancien Régime, French Court.
Ecclesiastical robes. 16th and 17th Century. Top row left to right: Chamberlain. Cardinal. Prelate. Right: Deacon with the dalmatic and Alba. Altar boy in surplice. Subdeacon in the Alba and… Read More
Chasuble decorated with embroidery, 16th century. XVI Century. French school. (Clothing) at Musée Condé, Chantilly. Decorated with embroidery. Renaissance period. XVI Siècle. École Française. ( Vètement ) Au Musée Condé, à… Read More
Greek Priest in Eastern Orthodox Vestment, 1900. Greek monk or priest with prayer book and rosary. The shape of the hat is derived from the Byzantine imperial crown. He wears… Read More
Kurds and Persians costumes. Caucasian Race. 1. Kurd Girl. 2. Kurd from the Plain of Ararat. 3. Kurd Priest. 4. Persian Gentleman. 5. 6. Persian Lady and Girl of Teheran. The… Read More
THE various institutions of the Dervishes (Sufi) are established upon different principles. Each founder gave a distinctive character to his sect, by the statues, regulations, and practices, which he appointed.
Wasudev Beggar. India Jaggi Vasudev There are beggars and beggars, from the Hindu ascetic, who, after renouncing the lusts of the flesh, wanders from shrine to shrine, and meditates upon… Read More