Nasir ud din Muhammad Humayun (Persian نصیر الدین محمد همایون, 1508-1556) was the second ruler of the Mughal Empire of India and ruled until 1540 and 1530 of from 1555 until 1556.
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
Fruit seller in traditional Indian costume, 18th century.
The Oriental Annual, or Scenes in India from original drawings by William Daniell
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.
The Queen of Kandy, Sri Lanka. The Sri Lanka, Sinhalese nobel women wears the traditional Kandyan dress (Osaria). Source: The Oriental Annual, or Scenes in India. Comprising twenty-five engravings from original… Read More
A Rajput bride. India 18th century.
A Mohammedan Mughal woman, 18th century. “A Mughal woman presented a rose to his Lord”. Noble woman and noble men of the Mughal Empire in 18th century. Source: The Oriental… Read More
The Sultan. India Mughal empire 18th century.
A Female Peasant of Ceylon, 18th century. From the book: The Oriental Annual, or Scenes in India. Comprising twenty-five engravings from original drawings by William Daniell, R.A. and a descriptive… Read More
A Hindu woman