Polish Dress Through the Ages-1

Silesia Costume

A Silesian Woman and child

plate 1

Left to Right: Henry IV, the Just, duke of Silesia, died 1290; an abbess of the convent of Cisterians at Trebnitz, 14th century; girl of nobility; townsman; Conrad, duke of Mazovia (died 1237) and his wife Oagia

Plate 2

Left to right: An abbot of the abbey of Olivia near Danzig, 1307; a bishop; Boleslav V, died 1279; Vladislav IV, died 1333; Leszek II, died 1289; Przemyslav, duke of Oppeln, died 1295.

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Racinet's Full-Color Pictorical History of Western Costume by Auguste Racinet. New York: Dover Publications, Inc. These are copyrighted 1987. However, since this is not a money-making page, these are able to be shown. Please do not use these for any commercial reason. Thank you.

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