Burgundian type portrait with characteristic headgear.

Burgundian turban headgear. 15th century fashion. Gothic costumes

Burgundian characteristic headgear 1460 – 1500

Burgundian type portrait of the 15th century.

Burgundian characteristic headgear 1460 – 1500.

Half-length portrait of a lady from a painting which is the preaching of John of Capistrano and represents the consequences of his exhortations. It is located in the municipal gallery to Bamberg.

This portrait shows in particular detail, the characteristic headgear that in the Netherlands and France and also exceptionally recurs in Germany at this time. It consists of a sort of turban, made of red velvet with white towel wrapped around, which holds him at the same time under the chin. A golden clasp with angels and gems adorns its center. The richly decorated with gold, pearls and precious stones outer garment, of which only the upper part is visible here, is widely cut by Burgundian type on both sides, so that you can see the petticoat up to the hips.

Source: Costumes, art and utensils from the early Middle Ages until the end of the eighteenth century, after simultaneous originals of Dr. J. H. Hefner-Alteneck. Publisher of Heinrich Keller.
Frankfurt a. M. 1879-1889.

Associated to:
15th century fashion history.

  1. Costumes and Fashion during the 15th century.
  2. Fashion under the Reigns of Louis XI., 1461 to 1515.
  3. German women`s costume history, 15th century.
  4. French fashion of the Renaissance from 1461 to 1574
  5. Italian 14th, 15th century fashion history.
  6. The Hennin. Headdresses history, 15th century.
  7. The Reticulated Headdress. Headdresses history, 15th century.
  8. King Henry VI. and his court. The good duke Humphrey.
  9. Historia Scholastica. Medieval room interior, 15th century.
  10. Margaret of Anjou Queen of Henry VI. and her court.
  11. The Limerick Mitre. Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages.
  12. The Romance of the Rose. The Art of courtly love.
  13. The Lady of Tournament delivering the Price.
  14. The lady of the castle. Medieval etiquette.
  15. Italian 14th, 15th century fashion history.