Bartlett’s Classic Illustrations of America: All 121 Engravings from American Scenery, 1840 (Dover Fine Art, History of Art). Extremely rare engravings after illustrations of mid-19th-century America by eminent English artist. … Read More
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
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.
Greek costume from the island of Santorini, 19th century. Femme de l’ile de santorin.
Men of Sparta in traditional Greece costumes, 19th century.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
The fustanella, the pleated skirt (Albanian fuštan) is on the Balkan Peninsula since the 5th Century demonstrated.
The island of Marmora, according to Strabo, was known to the ancients by the name of Proconnesus.
A man from the area of Athens. Historical and folk costumes by Franz Lipperheide.
THE dress of the females of this island, like most of those in the other islands of the Archipelago, is very pleasing and interesting, especially when worn by the young and beautiful.
The inhabitants of Naxos have been remarked even from the earliest times for their love of liberty.
The thirty-first Odah (regiment, chamber) of the Janissaries, whose symbol is an anchor, is employed in the sea service.