Ancient noble dancing girl. The voluminous draped shawl is most characteristic of the Indian woman’s ensemble. The man wears jodhpur trousers.
Palestine is a confusion of modern and ancient, a conglomeration of Moslems, Christians, and Jews of all sects and types, a babble of tongues, a wild array of costumes.
The Assyrians were warriors, as their costume shows, with its heavily ornate, barbaric splendour. They wore much more jewellery than the Persians.
Of the two figures pictured here, the man might still, today, be seen walking the streets of Mecca. The woman, however, is a sort of dancing girl
History of Costume. The chaperon, cote-hardie, houppelande, liripipe, poulaines. Fashion of the middle ages.
Syria is a state in the Near East and part of the Mashreq. Syria borders Israel and Jordan to the south, Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north and Iraq to the east.
The two figures shown here are of the Mogul aristocracy. Both men wear as their essential garment a peculiarly tailored coat called the “cabays”.
This couple dressed in afternoon formal dress. Change that took place in feminine costume. It shows the new silhouette.
This Ballroom costume contains almost every possible exaggeration that could be heaped upon an already overdeveloped style.
History of Costume. Empire Romantic Era of the middle or late 1820’s. Young lady wears a ballroom ensemble. Young man dressed in evening clothes.