Tag: Traditional Caftan

The traditional caftan is a long woolen or silk shirt made of a chest and back piece that is belted over the hips. Usually men wore the caftan down to the knees, women down to the ankles.

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.

Medieval Middle East clothing. Persian scholar dress in 1450.

Persian scholar costume 15th century.

Medieval Middle East clothing. Persian scholar dress in the 15th century. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887. Related Posts:Medieval Burgundian costume 1450.Medieval… Read More

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)

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)