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Slovakian ensemble, 1840-1880.

red and green - traditional slovak folk costume 1840 - Slovak ensemble (Metropolitan museum)

Lotus Shoe,  Mid 10th Century to Early 17th Century.

Chinese Lotus Shoe for women with bound feet - a custom no longer practiced

Woman’s dress formerly in the possession of Queen Woyzaro Terunesh, 1860s. (Ethiopian?)

Woman’s dress formerly in the possession of Queen Woyzaro Terunesh, (Ethiopian?

Yuan to Ming Dynasty, 14th century cloud collar embroidery

Embroidery from a Cloud Collar: Ocean, Rocks, and Peonies. China, Yuan - early Ming silk and silver thread, silvered paper;

12th Century fragment, Middle Eastern, Persian

Fragment of an Embroidery, Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, century A. embroidery in silk and gold filé on mulham tabby ground, Overall - cm inches). Severance Fund Cleveland Museum of Art.

Moravian Men's Jacket, 1887

Czech (Moravian) ensemble via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum…

Norwegian ensemble, 1900-1915.

Norwegian ensemble, 1900 - "This ensemble, known as a bunad represents the national dress of Norway. It is likely of the Rogaland variety, named for its district of origin.