From a photograph taken among the Bateke tribe, Central Africa, representing a orchestral group.
The koto was introduced from China to Japan during the Nara period (710-793) as an instrument of court music (Gagaku).
Wandering musicians costumes of the 15t century. Musiciens ambulants. XVe siècle. Tiére de mobilier d’Eugène Viollet-le-Duc.
Egyptian Painting: Player of mandore (Necropolis of Thebes. – Eighteenth Dynasty.). Peinture: Joueuse de mandore. Nécrolpole de Thèbes – XVIIIe. dynastie.
Dutch lute player around 1635. 17th century costume. Baroque period fashion Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
A Turkish musician at the Sultans court. Ottoman Empire. A MUSICIAN, BELONGING TO THE GRAND SIGNIOR.
Persian dancer and musicians costumes in the 16th century.