Kirghiz Sultan Beck and family. Kazakhstan. Sultan Beck and family, trained hunting-hawk and camels.
Russia Katschines Tartar Family in 19th century. Kazakhstan Tatars. Famille Tartare Katschentses. Les peuples de race mongole. Noble Persan. Asia. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples… Read More
Russia Kureck woman in 19th century. Sakian kurgans in Kazakhstan. Steppe nomads (Scythians, Sakas). The Sakas were an Iranian-speaking nomads in Central Asia. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs… 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