Besides domestic articles, and articles of attire, the Phoenicians also manufactured all kinds of knick-knacks and trinkets.
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
The feet of the Assyrians were covered by sandals with uppers, embracing the heel, and leaving the instep and toes uncovered.
Mesopotamia. Materials, manufacture, colors, culture. Textile design of the Assyrians.
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The sleeve shapes of Assyrian clothing. Assyrian woman’s costume. Costumes for both sexes.
Assyrian dresses were richly ornamented, the opening of the dress and the bottom of the skirt bearing a double row of rosettes and long fringes
Mesopotamia. Luxurious Assyrian dresses, coats and shawls. Fashion common to both sexes.
Babylonian gown. Tunic, blouses and ensembles. Costumes common to both sexes. The Luxurious Assyrian Costumes
Garments and Dresses of the most sporting women of antiquity. Warlike women in Asia Minor.
India. Garments, Dresses. Principal Costumes. The Feminine Costume of the World. Dresses. Part VII. India. Plate 3.
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