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Cultural Costume Sites

The Costume Gallery's Online Library to Cultural Costuming Links that have images. This webpage includes but is not limited to cultural costumes involving the Americas, Asia, and Europe.



  • Islamic Women's Dress: The Question of Hijab: Suppression or Liberation?

    http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/humanrelations/womeninislam/whatishijab.html


  • Joseph Strutt's A Complete View of Dress and Habits of the People of England

    http://www.dragonbear.com/strutt.html


  • Peru Image Collection of Textiles and Metal Objects

    http://exchanges.state.gov/education/culprop/peimage.html


  • Women in the Aegean Minoan Snake Goddess

    http://witcombe.sbc.edu/snakegoddess/discovery.html


  • Tsam Masks - Mongolia

    http://www.musik.ch/face/tsamde.html


  • Carnival in Venice

    http://www.early-dance.de/index.html?path=http://www.early-dance.de/galerie/venezia2001/index.htm


  • Fabric of Time (Peruvian Mantle) Archaelogy Magazine

    http://www.archaeology.org/0003/abstracts/peru.html


  • Native Americans Costumes by Regions

    Site Instructions: Click on an area of the map of North America and view costumes of Native Americans from that region or tribe. Costumes are also shown from different time periods.

    http://www.nativeweb.org/NativeTech/clothing/regions/regions.html


  • Native American Costumes

    http://indy4.fdl.cc.mn.us/~isk/art/art_clo.html


  • Southern Native American Pow Wow Dance Regalia

    Site Directions: Make sure to click on each dancer's photo and view detailed images and descriptions of the regalia worn.

    http://library.advanced.org/3081/styles.htm


  • Spain Festival

    Click on the Photo Section!

    http://www.carnaval.com/feature.htm


  • Iban Warriors

    http://hope.cdc.com.my/cdc/malaysia/sarawak/sadia/pictures.html


  • Mayan Dancer

    http://www.west.net/~imago/indian.html


  • Russian- The Empress' Old Clothes

    http://www.friends-partners.org/oldfriends/spbweb/lifestyl/92/empress.html


  • National Costumes of Hungary

    http://www.msstate.edu/Archives/History/hungary/costume/costumes.html


  • Scottish Tartans

    http://www.house-of-tartan.scotland.net/house/tfinder.htp


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