No masks by Kiyotoki-Shimomura By the death of Kiyotoki-Shimomura on May 29th, 1922, at the age of fifty-five, not only Nippon, but the world at large, lost a master carver… 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.
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[su_row] [su_column size=”1/2″] [/su_column] [su_column size=”1/2″] [/su_column] [/su_row] Ko-omote. Noh. Japanese theater masks. Four no-masks. Above left: The blind singer. Semimaru Kimura. Upper right: type Hashihime, girl transform into a… Read More
ZUÑI MASKS AND KŌ-YĒ-MĒ-SHI. GROUP OF SÄ-LÄ-MŌ-BĪ-YA MASKS. 1. KŌ-YĒ-MĒ-SHI – 2. PA-OO-TI-WA – 3. SAI-A-HLI-A. Ceremonial masks for rain and corn dance of Zuni Indians of North America Southwest. Read more: INVOLUNTARY INITIATION INTO… Read More
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.
Greek tragedy and comedy masks Greek pottery Tragic and comic masks seem to owe their origin in Greece to Bacchus’ feasts, wherein those, who took part in them, where in… Read More
Japanese Theatre Masks 17th century. XVIIe Siècle – Art Japonais. Masques. Mask of a dying woman. Mask of a blind and a lame with a strong painful expression.Masque de femme mourante.… Read More
Antique Greek theatrical masks. Antiqués. Art Gréco. Masques Tragiques, Sculptés.
Masks. Design and drawings of Offterdinger. Styl, table 5, February 1922. Gallery: STYL – 1920s German Art Déco Fashion Magazine by Ludwig Sternaux. Published in Berlin by Erich Reiss &… Read More
A hallmark of the tragic and grotesque theater in ancient Rome were the colorful and expressive masks (caricature).