THE SOUL OF RUSSIA. ILLUSTRATIONS. Nicolas Roerich. The Ancestors of Man. Décor de Théâtre. The Arrow of the Allies. After a painting by Leon Bakst.
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
Fantaisie Sur Le Costume Moderne, Dioné’, By Léon Bakst 1914.
Costume designs for the Russian ballet “Le Dieu Bleu.” by Léon Bakst 1914.
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.
Russian dancer Vaslav Nijinsky (1890 – 1950) dancing in the role of the Golden Slave in ‘Scheherazade’.