Design for grand architectural additions and drapes that add Palladian or Venetian proportions to a narrow window bay.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
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.
When boys are dressed for exhibition, as represented in the plate, there is nothing whatever, to distinguish them from the other sex.
Landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the beginning of the 19th century. Historical travelogue by Emeric Essex Vidal and Rudolph Ackermann.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
London fashions 1824. Regency Promenade dress. Pelisse of levantine silk, or Terry velvet, of a rich brown colour (couleur d’oreille d’ours).
The Temple of Muses, Finsbury Square London. Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the 19th century.
Raised spotted muslin underdress, with loose sleeves. Gold necklace, and York tan gloves. The repository of arts by Rudolph Ackermann.
English women’s fashion in April 1809. Street clothes in colour and style in Regency London by Rudolph Ackermann.