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MINTAN: Manto cuyas mangas endentadas se sujetaban a la altura del codo.

MINTAN: Manto cuyas mangas endentadas se sujetaban a la altura del codo.

two Costume Pattern and Design Book Plates  by DustCoverPaperati, $8.00

Two Costume Pattern and Design Book Plates - "Korea". 1948. Max Tilke. Kostumschnitte und Gewandformen

two Costume Pattern and Design Book Plates by DustCoverPaperati, $8.00

PERSIA, AZERBIJAN. The Persian overcoat, like the Caucasian jacket, which originated from the former, is a combined jacket and overcoat. It is usually made of natural colour camel-wool and ornamented with dark cords.  Orig. in Caucasus Mus., Tiflis.

PERSIA, AZERBIJAN. The Persian overcoat, like the Caucasian jacket, which originated from the former, is a combined jacket and overcoat. It is usually made of natural colour camel-wool and ornamented with dark cords. Orig. in Caucasus Mus., Tiflis.

http://www.indiana.edu/~librcsd/etext/tilke/plate/093.jpg

http://www.indiana.edu/~librcsd/etext/tilke/plate/093.jpg

SYRIA, PALESTINE, MESOPOTAMIA.  Three types of jackets. Left, a so-called "salta" of cloth with stitching in colored and gold threads. This jacket comes from Bethlehem, but is worn in this shape by women in the whole of the Near East. In the middle, a sleeveless overcoat of rough wool material with shoulder-seam. Right, a salta for men, rough wool material. Note the shoulder-seam and side pieces. The sleeves are tighter than is usually the case.

SYRIA, PALESTINE, MESOPOTAMIA. Three types of jackets. Left, a so-called "salta" of cloth with stitching in colored and gold threads. This jacket comes from Bethlehem, but is worn in this shape by women in the whole of the Near East. In the middle, a sleeveless overcoat of rough wool material with shoulder-seam. Right, a salta for men, rough wool material. Note the shoulder-seam and side pieces. The sleeves are tighter than is usually the case.

BALKAN PENINSULA.  Under-jacket and vest types from western Balkans. "Djamadan", sleeveless cloth vest worn overlapping the chest. Asiatic form. (Cf. Pls. 94 and 103). "Mintan", under-jacket with sleeves; always of striped material; worn under djamadan. Herzegovina. Vest with straight slit and black silk cord edging from Albania (cf. Pl. 38). Sleeveless over-jacket, cloth, with gold and silver thread edging. Worn over the djamadan. Herzegovina.

BALKAN PENINSULA. Under-jacket and vest types from western Balkans. "Djamadan", sleeveless cloth vest worn overlapping the chest. Asiatic form. (Cf. Pls. 94 and 103). "Mintan", under-jacket with sleeves; always of striped material; worn under djamadan. Herzegovina. Vest with straight slit and black silk cord edging from Albania (cf. Pl. 38). Sleeveless over-jacket, cloth, with gold and silver thread edging. Worn over the djamadan. Herzegovina.

CASHMERE.  Upper garment of a member of the upper-classes. The decorations of this coat made of green Cashmere wool are quite similar to that of the garment on last plate. Here too the shoulder seam is pronounced.  Orig. in a private coll.

CASHMERE. Upper garment of a member of the upper-classes. The decorations of this coat made of green Cashmere wool are quite similar to that of the garment on last plate. Here too the shoulder seam is pronounced. Orig. in a private coll.

Costume Patterns and Designs Book Plate  by DustCoverPaperati, $8.00

Costume Patterns and Designs Book Plate by DustCoverPaperati, $8.00

Tibetan monk's garment, wollen fabric lined in cotton. From http://www.indiana.edu/~librcsd/etext/tilke/p4.html

Tibetan monk's garment, wollen fabric lined in cotton. From http://www.indiana.edu/~librcsd/etext/tilke/p4.html

Three Costume Pattern and Design Book Plates  by DustCoverPaperati, $17.00

Three Costume Pattern and Design Book Plates - "Russland". 1948. Russia. Max Tilke. Kostumschnitte und Gewandformen

Three Costume Pattern and Design Book Plates by DustCoverPaperati, $17.00

Portrait of a wife.  Ottoman, 1620. (Photo credit - British Museum)

Portrait of a wife. Ottoman, 1620. (Photo credit - British Museum)

From Japan

From Japan

This illustration was an inspiration for me while I was trying to explore the setting of Li Chi.

This illustration was an inspiration for me while I was trying to explore the setting of Li Chi.

Georgian woman's garment; beginning of 19th cent., from Tiflis

Georgian woman's garment; beginning of 19th cent., from Tiflis

Zega & Dams created architectural drawings of Chinese-themed buildings in a beautiful book, Chinoiseries.  This is a design for a tent for Marie Antoinette.

Zega & Dams created architectural drawings of Chinese-themed buildings in a beautiful book, Chinoiseries. This is a design for a tent for Marie Antoinette.

China - Max Tilke

China - Max Tilke