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« A woman is made up well for going out
when her companion would rather stay in with her. »

Olga Chekhova

Fine  Feathers  Make  Fine  Birds

Historical  &  Traditional  Costumes

of  Eurasia

Historical and traditional costumes in colored woodcuts and – isolated – steel engravings by and after several artists from ca. 1875 till 1884 in upright formats of ca. 18-23 x 10-14 cm from the set “Leaves for Costume Knowledge, New Series” catalogued by Lipperheide as Ad 46. All with typographic designation in German, usually also with signature(s) in the stock or the plate resp. The condition is fine, certain partial traces of seasoning included. Real imperfections especially mentioned though.

Costume at the Court of Louis XIVEnglish GentlemanMaria of Medicis

Abbé from the last third of the XVIIIth century. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 15,357 / EUR  69. (c. US$ 79.) + shipping

Albanian Girl, Central Albania. With distaff. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 6,336 / EUR  60. (c. US$ 68.) + shipping

Albona in Istria, Peasant + (Peasant) Woman from. 2 sheet. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,324 / EUR  79. (c. US$ 90.) + shipping

Alexandria, Fellah Girl from. – Fold trace at the right in the margin. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,337 / EUR  35. (c. US$ 40.) + shipping

Alvito (Naples), Girl from. In front of the spitting house fountain. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 6,338 / EUR  49. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

Armenian Priest. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,339 / EUR  46. (c. US$ 53.) + shipping

Athens, Greek + Female Greek from and from the Region of resp. 2 sheet. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 6,340 / EUR  95. (c. US$ 108.) + shipping

Austria (Traun District), Peasant + Peasant Woman from Upper. 2 sheet. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 6,116 / EUR  95. (c. US$ 108.) + shipping

Bessarabian + Girl from the Region of Chotin, Russia. 2 sheet. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,341 / EUR  79. (c. US$ 90.) + shipping

Bethlehem, Greek Woman from. With child on her arm. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,328 / EUR  46. (c. US$ 53.) + shipping

Blekinge (Sweden), Girl from. – Heightened with silver. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,358 / EUR  74. (c. US$ 84.) + shipping

Young Burgundian NoblewomanNoblewoman from the Age of Frederick BarbarossaIsabella Clara Eugenia

Burgundian Nobleman / Noblewoman / Page / Young Noblewoman, XVth century. 4 sheet. – 1 sheet with light fold trace at the edge of the image. – See the complete description. – Illustration left

Offer no. 6,345 / EUR  235. (c. US$ 268.) + shipping

Burgundian Prince + Princess, begin of XVth century. 2 sheet. – The princess (box pleat at the image margin) with  falcon. – Somewhat creased. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,346 / EUR  118. (c. US$ 135.) + shipping

Burgundian Prince about 1450. Praying. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,347 / EUR  61. (c. US$ 70.) + shipping

Burgundian Woman about 1450. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,343 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 57.) + shipping

Peasant from Upper Austria (Traun District)Girl from Alvito, NaplesBagpiper from Calabria

Calabria (Naples), Bagpiper from. Young pifferaro with zampogna (bagpipe), wide-brimmed hat and fur jacket. – Age-marked. – See the complete description. – Illustration right

Offer no. 15,360 / EUR  65. (c. US$ 74.) + shipping

Charles I of England, King, 1624. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 14,744 / EUR  60. (c. US$ 68.) + shipping

Christian IV, King of Denmark, about 1625, 1630 + 1640. 3 sheet. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,350 / EUR  152. (c. US$ 174.) + shipping

Christian IV, King of Denmark, about 1640. – From the side. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,351 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 57.) + shipping

Constantinople, Armenian Woman from. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,394 / EUR  42. (c. US$ 48.) + shipping

Constantinople, Persian from. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 6,395 / EUR  46. (c. US$ 53.) + shipping

Albanian GirlCroatian Peasant GirlCroatian Mountain Peasant

Croatian Mountain Peasant, Young / Croatian Peasant Girl. Both in Sunday-dress. 2 sheet. – See the complete description. – Illustration above center

Offer no. 6,327 / EUR  86. (c. US$ 98.) + shipping

Croatian Peasant + Peasant Girl. 2 sheet. – The former with longitudinal fold. – See the complete description. – Illustration above left

Offer no. 6,326 / EUR  79. (c. US$ 90.) + shipping

Dignano in Istria, Italian Girl from. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,362 / EUR  43. (c. US$ 49.) + shipping

Don Carlos, Infante of Spain (1545-1568). – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,363 / EUR  48. (c. US$ 55.) + shipping

Don Juan d’Austria about 1572. – Margin partially somewhat fissured. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 12,299 / EUR  76. (c. US$ 87.) + shipping

Dutch Gentleman, mid XVIIth century. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,406 / EUR  49. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

Elegant Man, Dress of an, about 1670-1680. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,423 / EUR  49. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

Elisabeth, Countess of Devon, 1st half of XVIIth century. With rose. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,368 / EUR  49. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

English Gentleman in Full Dress, 1814. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 6,369 / EUR  49. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

Ferdinand II, Emperor of Germany (1578-1637). – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,371 / EUR  49. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

Florentine Woman, XVth century. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 6,373 / EUR  47. (c. US$ 54.) + shipping

Florentine, Distinguished, mid XVth century. – With fish. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,372 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 57.) + shipping

French Children Costume about 1680. – With mask in the raised left. – Slight fold trace up to the image center. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,377 / EUR  35. (c. US$ 40.) + shipping

French NoblewomanMember of the French DirectorateFrench Lady

French Directorate, Member of the (1795-99). – See the complete description. – Illustration center

Offer no. 15,367 / EUR  60. (c. US$ 68.) + shipping

French Lady, XVth Century, To the Right / To the Left. 2 sheet. The former with apple, the latter with rose. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 15,366 / EUR  120. (c. US$ 137.) + shipping

French Nobleman, Young, mid XVth century. – With stitching traces in the white upper and lower margin. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,379 / EUR  40. (c. US$ 46.) + shipping

French Noblewoman, mid XVIIth century. – With fan. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 6,376 / EUR  49. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

German Citizen, Distinguished / Distinguished German Woman, both about 1480. 2 sheet. – The lady with nautilus shell. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,364 / EUR  120. (c. US$ 137.) + shipping

German Man + Woman, Distinguished, about 1480. The former with laurel-wreath and torch. 2 sheet. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,361 / EUR  98. (c. US$ 112.) + shipping

German Man about 1480, Distinguished. – Not identical with the one before. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,370 / EUR  49. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

German Noble + Princess, both in bells costume, about 1410. 2 sheet. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,359 / EUR  101. (c. US$ 115.) + shipping

Lady about 1791German WomanGerman Noblewoman

German Nobleman + Noblewoman, begin of XVIth century. 2 sheet. – The former reading a letter. – Somewhat creased. – See the complete description. – Illustration right

Offer no. 6,357 / EUR  95. (c. US$ 108.) + shipping

German Nobleman, 2nd quarter of XVIth century. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,358 / EUR  49. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

German Peasant Woman about 1480. With small hand cask. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,115 / EUR  47. (c. US$ 54.) + shipping

German Prince about 1480. With scepter + orb. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,360 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 57.) + shipping

German Woman about 1600. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,353 / EUR  47. (c. US$ 54.) + shipping

German Woman in Sunday-Dress, begin of XVIIIth century. – With child at the hand, both with fans. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 15,362 / EUR  74. (c. US$ 84.) + shipping

German Woman, Elegant, 2nd half of XVth century. – Before and with rose(s). – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,363 / EUR  65. (c. US$ 74.) + shipping

Hindu Warrior, XVth century. In fine variety of kit. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 6,381 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 57.) + shipping

Hitterdal in Thelemarken (Norway), Peasant + Girl from. In Sunday-dress. 2 sheet. – He with pipe in the house, she before architecturally very charming church. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,375 / EUR  98. (c. US$ 112.) + shipping

Hungarian TycoonHungarian Noblewoman

Hungarian Tycoon + Noblewoman. 2 sheet. – Somewhat age-marked. – See the complete description. – Illustrations

Offer no. 15,377 / EUR  124. (c. US$ 142.) + shipping

Incroyable, Time of the directorate (1795-99). – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,368 / EUR  60. (c. US$ 68.) + shipping

Indian ArcherNoble Indian WomanHindu Warrior

Indian Archer / Lancer, XVth century. 2 sheet. – The former with fold trace in the right image margin. – See the complete description. – Illustration left

Offer no. 6,384 / EUR  91. (c. US$ 104.) + shipping

Indian Woman, Distinguished, XVth century. – See the complete description. – Illustration center

Offer no. 6,383 / EUR  47. (c. US$ 54.) + shipping

Isabella Clara Eugenia, daughter of Philip II of Spain, 1584. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 6,385 / EUR  48. (c. US$ 55.) + shipping

Italian Captain 1490. With multi-notched thrusting weapon. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,389 / EUR  46. (c. US$ 53.) + shipping

Italian Children Costume about 1514. – Many tiny fox spots. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,387 / EUR  35. (c. US$ 40.) + shipping

Italian Princess (La Bella di Tiziano), begin of XVIth century. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,369 / EUR  60. (c. US$ 68.) + shipping

Italian Young Man about 1450 + 2nd half of XVth century. For once to the left with laurel wreath in the right, the other with shield + lance to the right. 2 sheet. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,370 / EUR  120. (c. US$ 137.) + shipping

Jerusalem, Greek Woman from. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,329 / EUR  46. (c. US$ 53.) + shipping

Florentine WomanAbbéJoanna Grand Duchess of Florence

Joanna, Grand Duchess of Florence, née archduchess of Austria (1547-1578). – The coloring especially fine & shining. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 15,538 / EUR  89. (c. US$ 102.) + shipping

Kalmykian Priest (Russia). Before horsemen + yurts. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 6,391 / EUR  49. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

Lady about 1791. With fan in a niche of her boudoir. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 15,361 / EUR  74. (c. US$ 84.) + shipping

Laplander + Lapp Woman from Karasjock in Finmarken (Norway). 2 sheet. – Before tents. The woman with useful utensils like scissors, thread etc. hanging at the belt and child at her hand. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,371 / EUR  130. (c. US$ 148.) + shipping

Leipsic, Woman from, 1592. – Heightened with gold. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 16,077 / EUR  110. (c. US$ 126.) + shipping

Girl from Numedal, NorwayKalmykian Priest (Russia)Girl from Leksand in Dalekarelien, Sweden

Leksand in Dalekarlien (Sweden), Girl from. Before charming village background. – Heightened with gold and silver. – See the complete description. – Illustration right

Offer no. 15,372 / EUR  69. (c. US$ 79.) + shipping

Lombardian Nobleman about 1450. – See the complete description. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,399 / EUR  46. (c. US$ 53.) + shipping

Louis XIV, Dress at the Court of. Richly draped lady with fan. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 15,373 / EUR  60. (c. US$ 68.) + shipping

Lübeck Patrician Woman, end of XVth century. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,374 / EUR  74. (c. US$ 84.) + shipping

Maria of Medicis, Queen of France, about 1610. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 6,402 / EUR  49. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

Montenegrian from CetinjeGreek from AthensMorlachian Girl from Istria

Montenegrian from Cettinje (Cetinje), Male / Female Montenegrian from Postinje (Dalmatia, Croatia). 2 sheet. – See the complete description. – Illustration left

Offer no. 6,404 / EUR  79. (c. US$ 90.) + shipping

Morlachian Girl (Bridal Costume) from Istria. – See the complete description. – Illustration right

Offer no. 6,405 / EUR  40. (c. US$ 46.) + shipping

Morocco, Moorish Woman from. Before house architecture. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,403 / EUR  47. (c. US$ 54.) + shipping

Nazareth, Woman from. In working dress at the sink. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,333 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 57.) + shipping

Noblewoman from the Age of Frederick Barbarossa (1152-1190). – Somewhat creasy and smudgy, yet disguised by the fine costume. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 6,367 / EUR  49. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

Numedal (Norway), Girl from. – Heightened with silver. – See the complete description. – Illustration

Offer no. 6,407 / EUR  60. (c. US$ 68.) + shipping

Farmer's Bride from the Nuremberg DistrictFarmer's Groom from the Nuremberg District

Nuremberg District, Farmer’s Groom + Farmer’s Bride from the, about 1669. 2 sheet. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 5,998 / EUR  98. (c. US$ 112.) + shipping

Parisian Ball-Dress, Lady in, 1822. – Unimportantly age-marked. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,380 / EUR  59. (c. US$ 67.) + shipping

Lady in Parisian Street Dress, 1823-24. – Slight longitudinal fold on the left outside of the costume itself. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,381 / EUR  60. (c. US$ 68.) + shipping

Persian from Khoï. Sitting view from the back. – Trace of fold. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,409 / EUR  35. (c. US$ 40.) + shipping

Persian from ConstantinoplePersian ScholarPersian Archer

Persian General / Warrior / Archer, XVth century. 3 sheet. – See the complete description. – Illustration right

Offer no. 6,411 / EUR  138. (c. US$ 158.) + shipping

Persian General, XVth century. – Identical with the one before. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,412 / EUR  49. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

Persian Scholar, XVth century. – See the complete description. – Illustration center

Offer no. 6,410 / EUR  49. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

Pressburg Comitat (Hungary), Slovakian Peasant Woman from the, in Festive Dress. Before the property with fountain + mill stone. – Backed tear. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,323 / EUR  40. (c. US$ 46.) + shipping

Ruthenian Farmer + Farmer’s Woman from Marmiros (Hungary) in Sunday-dress. 2 sheet. – Slightly age-marked. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,325 / EUR  79. (c. US$ 90.) + shipping

Sabine Mountains, Ciociare from the. With fur bag. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,414 / EUR  44. (c. US$ 50.) + shipping

Slovakian + Female Slovakian from the District of Kaschau. Young couple in Sunday-dress. He before corn field, she in the house. 2 sheet. – The latter heightened with silver. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,375 / EUR  118. (c. US$ 135.) + shipping

Spreewald, Wendish Peasant Girl in Working + Sunday-dress from the. Standing in the boat and poling and in church resp. 2 sheet. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,016 / EUR  98. (c. US$ 112.) + shipping

Tatra Mountains (Hungary), Gorale from the. With axe. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,376 / EUR  54. (c. US$ 62.) + shipping

Tegernsee (Upper Bavaria), Girl from. In best suit. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,359 / EUR  74. (c. US$ 84.) + shipping

Trastevere (Rome), Girl from. Standing beside a table with Chianti bottle and three filled glasses. – Heightened with silver. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,419 / EUR  56. (c. US$ 64.) + shipping

Upper Austrian Peasant + Peasant Woman, time of the Austrian peasant’s war, 1626. 2 sheet. – The former with longitudinal fold. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,121 / EUR  95. (c. US$ 108.) + shipping

Valle in Såtersdalen (Norway), Young Farmer + Girl from. In Sunday-dress. 2 sheet. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,015 / EUR  98. (c. US$ 112.) + shipping

Venetian Lady, Noble, 1st half of XVth century. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,421 / EUR  47. (c. US$ 54.) + shipping

Venetian Nobleman, 2nd half of XVIIth (?) century. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 6,422 / EUR  48. (c. US$ 55.) + shipping

Walachian from the Maros (Arad) / Female Walachian from Orsova (Hungary) and from Rustkitza resp. 3 sheet. – 2 with l and 2 folding traces resp. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,378 / EUR  135. (c. US$ 154.) + shipping

Wingåker (Sweden), Woman from West. With knitting, leaning against a sideboard. – See the complete description.

Offer no. 15,379 / EUR  69. (c. US$ 79.) + shipping


“ Thank you Mr. Niemeyer – I will take it! … It should look very nice in my new office. Best regards ”

(Mr. J. R. L., January 6, 2006)