Greek military. War costumes and weapons. The Spartans, Hoplites, Peltasts. The leaders, the soldiers, the shields. Defensive weapons. Attacking weapons.
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.
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Assyrian-Babylonian culture of the ancient world. Furniture, architecture, rulers, soldiers, weapons, slaves, customs.
The sword of James Graham given by Charles I.
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.
War costumes of the Middle ages. France 12th, 13th and 14th centuries. Weapons from the 12th to 15th centuries. Armor, weapons, flags, banners, standards.
Mughal Empire. Indian Helmet, shield and swords.
Indonesian Culture. Fabrics and Weapons of the Malays. The Malay (Orang Melayu) are an ethnic group in Southeast Asia. They belong to the Austronesian ethnic groups and speak the Malay… Read More
Renaissance Helmet of Alfonso Piccololomini di Firenze.
Ornamental Metal Work. Ornamented Weapons, etc. Contributed by the Rao of Kutch.
L’armure et les armes offensives de Guillaume de Bibra offrent de nouveaux détails sur les guerriers du XVe siècle.
On our board we reproduce in miniature an original Japanese picture showing the different phases of the clothing and equipment of an archer on foot. The picture seems to belong to the XVth century. In the 19th century the Japanese army was uniformed according to the European pattern.