Costume History: Byzantium - History of Fashion Design
Byzantine Costume History. Costume of noble lady, 6th century
Naeem Khan Fall 2013
Naeem Khan Fall 2013. Clearly inspired by the Byzantine Empire. Model or Orthodox Priest?
Musicians wear two long tunics, one over the other. The tunic on the left is an early example of mi-parti or particolored clothing, made from two fabrics. Cantigas de Santa Maria, mid-13th century, Spain.
Medieval ecclesiastic. Italian blue & gold silk damask. Facings metallic & silk c.1450. Museum Schnütgen, Cologne
Roman Ring, Gold. c. 1st Century BCE British Museum.
Holy schmokes I can't wait to get into textile manufacture. AKA weaving my own material. Then I can make awesome stuff like this!