19th Century Costumes
Overview of English costumes from the 19th century and links to other years along with fashion history.
Clothing and Costume links
Extensive list of links to all things having to do with costuming and clothing of other eras.
The Costume Page
An index of costume links, for those who study and/or make costumes: costumers, students, historical re-enactors, science fiction fans, professionals.
The Elizabethan Costuming Page
Text and images of Elizabethan (1600s) clothing of the peasant and middle class.
History and Significance of Ghana’s Kente Cloth
Kente cloth came to represent the history, philosophy, ethics, and moral values in African culture.
The History of the Japanese Kimono
The kimono is the traditional clothing of Japan. Kimono styles have changed significantly from one period of Japan’s history to another.
History of Undergarments
A costume history of underwear from stays, paniers, corsets to crinolines, bustles, bras to girdles.
Leather and Clothes
Articles on traditional American Indian clothes, regalia, and ornamentation. With sketches of different culture areas’ typical dress.
The Museum of Costume
Visit the National Museum of Costume and take a look at fashion and social etiquette from the 1850s to the 1950s
Scottish Tartans Museum Pages
See inside the Scottish Tartans Museum of Franklin, NC. Exhibits include the history of the tartan and the evolution of the kilt.