On being in the world but not of it/1
Pompeii: Fresco from dyer's shop Query: Are those men in dresses wearing 'unisex clothing'? The second century letter to Diognetus: "For Christians are not distinguished from the rest of mankind either in locality or in speech or in customs. For they dwell not somewhere in cities of their own, neither do they use some different language, nor practise an extraordinary kind of life. Nor again do they possess any invention discovered by any intelligence or study of ingenious men, nor are…
Collection online showcases more than four million of the Museum's objects. From Indigenous clothing and Mexican skulls to necklaces made of dolphin teeth, this is one of the most extensive online museum databases in the world.
Photo: This Indian cotton resist-dye textile was excavated from a ...
Photo: This Indian cotton resist-dye textile was excavated from a Roman trash dump in the ancient Egyptian town of Berenike. Archaeologists say they have recovered an array of artifacts that are the best physical evidence yet of the extent of sea trade between the Roman Empire and India.
“Leopard-skin” robe of the priest, Harnedjitef | Roman Period | The Met
Said to be from Qau el-Kebir. Seen by Arthur Mace with Nicolas Tano, Cairo in 1922. Purchased by Howard Carter from Nicolas Tano in Cairo, 1924. Purchased in London from Carter for the Museum by Edward S
Timelines of Fabrics, Dyes and Other Stuff Edition 2.5 [1-17]Art ResourceMarie-Therese Wisniowski
Preamble There are currently eight data bases on this blogspot, namely, the Glossary of Cultural and Architectural Terms, Timelines of Fabrics, Dyes and Other Stuff, A Fashion Data Base, the Glossary of Colors, Dyes, Inks, Pigments and Resins, the Glossary of Fabrics, Fibers, Finishes, Garments and Yarns, Glossary of Art, Artists, Art Motifs and Art Movements, Glossary of Paper, Photography, Printing, Prints and Publication Terms and the Glossary of Scientific Terms, which has been updated…