The Book of Costume: Or, Annals of Fashion: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time

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Contents

HI
58
Gentleman in the Reign of Edward IH
59
910 Shoes of Edward HI and of his Son
60
Male Costume in the Reign of Richard H
64
Ladys HeadDress in the Reign of Henry IV
68
V 70 14 A Gentleman in the Reign of Henry VI
72
1516 Coiffures of the same Period
74
Male Costume in the time of Edward IV
76
1819 LadiesCoiffures of the same Period
77
Lady in the Reign of Henry VH
79
Henry VIII
82
Anne Boleyn
83
Male HeadDress in the Reign of Edward VI
92
Female ib 25 A French Hood
100
Queen Elizabeth
101
Page
102
A Fan presented to her
109
Sir Walter Raleigh
111
HeadDress of the Women of Wirtemberg 279
115
A Gentleman of the time of James 1
118
Charles 1
126
Another example of Costume during the Reign of Charles I
127
Lady of the Reign of Charles II
129
Ladys HeadDress in the year 1700
144
Feather HeadDress in the year 1715
145
Gentleman of the time of Queen Mary
157
HoopDress
158
Cap worn in 1753
160
3839 Ladies HeadDresses
162
4044 HeadDresses of the middle of the Eighteenth Century
166
4547 Coiffures of 1766
171
4849 Remarkable Styles of Bonnet
172
Another Fashion
175
COSTUME IN SCOTLAND 51 A Highlander
176
A Highland Lady
181
COSTUME IN IRELAND 53 Ancient Dress of the Irish
186
Female of the Lower Class
189
COSTUME IN WALES 56 Ancient Dress of the Welsh
190
COSTUME IN FRANCE
192
King Clovis
194
Shoe of Charles the Bald
196
Costume of a Princess
197
Coiffure of a Lady in the Reign of Philip the Bold
198
Capuchon of Jeanne Comtesse de Champagne
199
Capuchon of another Fashion
200
6769 Cap and Coiffures worn in the Reign of Charles VI
201
Charles VI
202
A Lady of the Court of Charles VI ib 72 Curious Coiffure
204
A Horned Cap
207
A Curious Hood ib 75 Louis XI
208
Ladys Coiffure in his Reign ib 77 Anne of Brittany
211
Lady in the Reign of Francis 1
215
Francis I ib 80 Lady of the time of Henry III
222
Henry HI ib 82 Charles IX ib 83 HeadDress in the Reign of Louis XIII
229
A Gentleman of that Period ib 85 Louis XTV on Horseback
231
HeadDress in his Reign
232
Mode of Dressing a Ladys Hair
233
Gentlemans Hair
237
8991 HeadDresses in the Reign of Louis XV
244
The Commode or Cap
245
HeadDress of the time of Louis XVI
247
The Incroyable
251
9596 Ladies HeadDresses during the Consulate ib 97 The Giraffe HeadDress
257
Costume of a Peasant in Brittany
258
Female Peasant
259
101102 HeadDresses in Morbihan
264
103104 Bourgoin HeadDresses
265
Bourgoin of the Pays de Caux
266
An Alsatian Belle
269
COSTUME IN GERMANY 107 Dress of a Lady
271
Ancient Male ostium ib 109 Isabclle of Bavaria
272
A Peasant of Frankfort
280
A Saxon Peasant ib 118 Singular Coiffure
281
Costume of the Tyrolese
284
COSTUME IN SPAIN 120 A Spanish Lady
288
The Basquina of Cadiz
289
The Capa or Cloak
290
Muleteers Costume
292
Elizabeth daughter of Henry II
296
COSTUME IN PORTUGAL 125 Broadbrimmed Hat
297
Mode of Dressing the Hair
298
the Pays de Vaux
309
COSTUME IN HOLLAND 138 Ancient Dutch Costume
311
A Dutch Peasant 140 Female Costume
312
COSTUME IN ITALY 141 An Italian Lady
315
Female Peasant
316
Female Peasant of Terni
317
Neapolitan Peasant
319
A Tuscan Lady
321
Venetian Lady ib 148 The Dogarissa
326
A Lady of Florence
330
COSTUME IN SICILY AND MALTA 150 Dress of the Maltese
331
TheFaldetta
332
COSTUME IN ANCIENT ROME 152 Roman Toga
335
Another Figure attired in the Toga
336
The Robe called Stola ib 155 Mode of Dressing the Hair
340
Figure wearing the Ornament called Bulla
343
COSTUME IN NORWAY 157 Ancient Dress of a Peasant
346
Costume of the Women
348
COSTUME IN SWEDEN 159 Ancient Swedish Dress
349
Male Peasant
351
COSTUME IN DENMARK 162 National Dress of the Men
352
Ancient Danish Warrior
353
SnowShoe
354
COSTUME IN HUNGARY 165 Hungarian Military Dress
355
Dress of a Female Peasant
356
COSTUME IN POLAND Page 167 Male Costume
360
Female of the Lower Class
361
Gentleman of the Higher Class iA 170 A Polish Lady
362
COSTUME IN RUSSIA 171 Ancient Male Costume
363
172173 HeadDresses of the Wotiaks
366
Costume of the Kamtschatkians
367
Female Costume in Russia
369
of the Kalmuck Tartars ib 177 Costume of a Mordvine Woman
370
COSTUME IN TURKEY WALLACHIA
374
179181 Indoor Costumes of Eastern Ladies
377
Inmate of the Harem
379
Costume of a Turkish Gentleman
381
Lady of Wallachia
384
Phrygian Cap
387
COSTUME IN GREECE 187 Implements of Warfare
388
Ancient Female Costume tti 189 Another Example
390
190191 Ancient HeadDresses
392
Grecian Maiden
397
Island Male Costume
400
Woman of Scio
402
Ios
404
GalaDress in Argentiera
405
Island Maiden
407
COSTUME IN ALBANIA
408
Hindu Female
412
Male Costume
413
Female of the Lower Caste
414
Mahratta Chieftain
416
COSTUME IN THE MOGUL EMPIRE 204 Ancient Male Costume
418
Female ib 206 Peasants
426
Male Costume
427
Female of the Lower Class
430
COSTUME IN PERSIA 209 Female Equestrian
432
Persian Princess
434
Male Costume
436
The Jitra
438
Female on Horseback
441
HeadDrew in Thibet
445
Cashmerian Costume
448
COSTUME IN AFFGHANISTAN 216 Dress of an Affghan
449
Winter Attire
450
Dress of an Affghan Female ib 219 Affghan of another Tribe
451
Warrior of the Peshawur
452
Male HeadDress
455
COSTUME IN CHINA Page 223 Chinese Military Mandarin
457
Mandarin of Pekin
458
Female of the Higher Class a 226227 Costume of Married and Unmarried Ladies
460
Chinese Boot
462
COSTUME IN PALESTINE AND SYRIA 229 Dancing Girl
465
Female of Palestine
472
Woman of Syria
473
Druze Costume ib 233 A Druze Female
474
COSTUME IN ARABIA 234 Ordinary Arab Costume
476
Dress of a Bedouin Arab
479
An Arab of Distinction
480

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Page 18 - And it came to pass, as the camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden earring of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels weight of gold; and said, Whose daughter art thou?
Page 433 - And Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was upon him, and gave it to David, and his garments, even to his sword, and to his bow, and to his girdle.
Page 433 - For the man whom the king delighteth to honour, let the royal apparel be brought which the king useth to wear, and the horse that the king rideth upon, and the crown royal which is set upon his head: and let this apparel and horse be delivered to the hand of one of the king's most noble princes, that they may array the man withal whom the king delighteth to honour...
Page 148 - They let the hair of their heads grow to a great length ; but as -the men make a great show with heads of hair that are none of their own, the women, who they say have very fine heads of hair, tie it up in a knot, and cover it from being seen. The women look like angels, and would be more beautiful than the sun, were it not for little black spots that are apt to break out in their faces, and sometimes rise in very odd figures. I have observed that those little blemishes wear off very soon; but when...
Page 479 - The Arabian courtesans, like the Indian women, have little golden bells fastened round their legs, neck, and elbows, to the sound of which they dance before the King. The Arabian princesses wear golden rings on their fingers, to which little bells are suspended, as well as in the flowing tresses of their hair, that their superior rank may be known, and they themselves receive in passing the homage due to them.
Page 373 - ... four basins with a pleasing sound. The roof was painted with all sorts of flowers, falling out of gilded baskets, that seemed tumbling down. On a. sofa, raised three steps, and covered with fine Persian carpets, sat the...
Page 131 - Up, and put on my coloured silk suit, very fine, and my new periwig, bought a good while since, but durst not wear, because the plague was in Westminster when I bought it; and it is a wonder what will be the fashion after the plague is done, as to periwigs, for nobody will dare to buy any hair, for fear of the infection, that it had been cut off the heads of people dead of the plague My Lord Brouncker, Sir J.
Page 102 - Otto, some made round like a rubbing brush, others with a pique de vant (O fine fashion !), or now and then suffered to grow long, the barbers being grown to be so cunning in this behalf as the tailors.
Page 451 - The blankets are put on like Highland plaids, come down to near the knee, and are fastened with a belt. They also wear cotton trowsers, which, as well as their shirts, are worked all over with flowers in red and black worsted. The trowsers are slit at the bottom, so as to make a sort of fringe. They also wear worsted stockings, or perhaps worsted fillets rolled round their legs ; and the warriors wear half-boots of white goat-skin. The...

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