MINTAN: Manto cuyas mangas endentadas se sujetaban a la altura del codo.
Two Costume Pattern and Design Book Plates - "Korea". 1948. Max Tilke. Kostumschnitte und Gewandformen
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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.
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.
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.
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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 - "Russland". 1948. Russia. Max Tilke. Kostumschnitte und Gewandformen
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Portrait of a wife. Ottoman, 1620. (Photo credit - British Museum)
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
Zega & Dams created architectural drawings of Chinese-themed buildings in a beautiful book, Chinoiseries. This is a design for a tent for Marie Antoinette.