WPA Costumes of the World

This collection includes a set of images created by the Museum Extension Project of the WPA Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Unit depicting various world costumes from ancient Egypt to the 1890s.

(100 total)
Greek Doric 600 B.C.- 400B.C.

Plate No. 9 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Early Victorian 1840-1865 A.D.

Plate No. 100 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Prehistoric Man About 35000 B.C.

Plate No. 1 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Greek Ionic 400B.C.- 300 B.C.

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Greek Ionic 400 B.C.- 300 B.C.

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Greek Military 1200 B.C.- 150 B.C.

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Early Roman 700 B.C.- 500 B.C.

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Republican Rome 500 B.C.- 30 B.C.

Plate No. 14 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Republican Rome 500 B.C.- 30 B.C.

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Republican Rome 500 B.C.- 30 B.C.

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Roman Empire 31 B.C.- 476 A.D.

Plate No. 17 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Byzantine 400 A.D.- 1100 A.D.

Plate No. 19 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Egyptian Old Kingdom 2800 B.C.- 2130 B.C.

Plate No. 2 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Byzantine 400 A.D.- 1100 A.D.

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Early Middle Ages 1000 A.D.- 1300 A.D.

Plate No. 21 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Middle Ages (Middle Class) 1000 A.D.- 1300 A.D.

Plate No. 22 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Middle Ages (Lower Class) 1000 A.D.- 1300 A.D.

Plate No. 23 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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XIV Century 1300 A.D.- 1400 A.D.

Plate No. 25 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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XIV Century 1300 A.D.- 1400 A.D.

Plate No. 27 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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XIV Century 1300 A.D.- 1400 A.D.

Plate No. 26 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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XIV Century 1300 A.D.- 1400 A.D.

Plate No. 28 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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XV Century 1400 A.D.- 1500 A.D.

Plate No. 29 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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XV Century 1400 A.D.- 1500 A.D.

Plate No. 30 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Italian XV Century 1400 A.D.- 1500 A.D.

Plate No. 31 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Henry VIII (Peasant) 1500 A.D.- 1550 A.D.

Plate No. 32 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Henry VIII (Middle Class) 1500 A.D.- 1550 A.D.

Plate No. 33 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Henry VIII (Peasant) 1500 A.D.- 1550 A.D.

Plate No. 34 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Henry VIII (Middle Class) 1500 A.D.- 1550 A.D.

Plate No. 35 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Henry VIII (King) 1500 A.D.- 1550 A.D.

Plate No. 36 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Henry VIII (German) 1500 A.D.- 1550 A.D.

Plate No. 37 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Elizabethan (Peasant) 1550 A.D.- 1620 A.D.

Plate No. 38 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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European Folk Festival Costumes Norway~Voss

Plate No. 3-A from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Elizabethan 1550 A.D.- 1620 A.D.

Plate No. 40 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Assyrian 800 B.C.- 500 B.C.

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Persian 500 B.C.- 300 B.C.

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Cretan 2000 B.C.- 1200 B.C.

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Greek Homeric 1200 B.C.- 550 B.C.

Plate No. 8 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Early Victorian 1840-1865 A.D.

Plate No. 101 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Late Victorian 1840-1865 A.D.

Plate No. 102 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Late Victorian 1840-1865 A.D.

Plate No. 103 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Late Victorian 1840-1865 A.D.

Plate No. 104 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Late Victorian 1865-1890 A.D.

Plate No. 105 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Late Victorian 1865-1890 A.D.

Plate No. 106 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Late Victorian 1865-1890 A.D.

Plate No. 107 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Late Victorian 1865-1890 A.D.

Plate No. 108 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Gay Nineties 1890-1900 A.D.

Plate No. 109 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Gay Nineties 1890-1900 A.D.

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Gay Nineties 1890-1900 A.D.

Plate No. 111 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Gay Nineties 1890-1900 A.D.

Plate No. 112 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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Gay Nineties 1890-1900 A.D.

Plate No. 113 from Costumes of the World: 100 Hand Colored Plates From Ancient Egypt to the Gay Nineties

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