An Intricately Illustrated 19th-Century Study of Global Fashions

In 1876, French scholar and artist Auguste Racinet published Le Costume historique (The Costume History), an illustrated sartorial tour throughout world history. This six-volume work, with 500 detailed color illustrations, spanned millennia, from the ancient Egyptians’ plumed headdresses to bedazzled medieval crowns to the felt leggings

Source: An Intricately Illustrated 19th-Century Study of Global Fashions

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This is so beautifully done.  Gorgious illustrations.  Click the link above.

Andrea LaHue
aka Random Act

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