Category Archives: 13th Century

Middle ages costumes in 13th Century

Medieval German and Italian clothing in the 13th Century.

13th century clothing. Medieval fashion. Gothic dresses. Knights, Crusader

13th century clothing

Clothing in the 13th Century.

Medieval, gothic fashion era.

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Crusaders in the 12th and 13 Century. Monastic robes and armor.

The Crusaders. 12th and 13 Century. Middle ages knights armor.

Crusaders, Outremer in the 12th and 13th century

Crusaders in the 12th and 13 Century. Monastic robes and armor.

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Florentine lady from the 13th century.

Florentine lady, 13th century fashion, Medieval dress, Italy

Florentine lady from the 13th century

Florentine lady from the 13th century. Medieval fashion in Italy.

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The influence of the Crusaders to the French clothing.

Crusaders and Outremer during the 12th and 13th century. Knights and religious orders during he middle ages.

Crusaders and Outremer during the 12th and 13th century

The influence of the Crusaders in the 13th to 14th century to the French clothing.

1270 to 1350

Severity of feminine costume – Long gowns and gimps – Marguerite of Provence – “Fermaux” – Reappearance of splendour in dress – Eastern customs – The priests of fashion – Haberdashery and peacock-feathers – Female embroiderers – Taste for embroidery – Continual temptations – Earliest sumptuary laws – Furs – St. Louis’s opinion on dress – Prohibitions by Philippe le Bel; speech made by his wife – Crépine. Continue reading

13th century clothing of Citizen, Knights, Aristocrats.

Middle ages gothic costume. 13th century clothing. German Citizen, Knights, Aristocrats, Lord Costumes

13th century clothing

13th century clothing of Citizen, Knight, Aristocrats, the Knights Templar.

Middle ages gothic period costumes.
Upper half of the picture: German Lord. German court ladies, aristocrats. German Knight family.
Lower half of the picture: Italian scholar. German citizen. Knight, Lord, the Knights Templar.

“On the history of costumes”. Munich pictures sheets. Published by Braun & Schneider, Munich c.1858 -1898s.

The Alba. Liturgical costume. 13th century.

Middle ages Monastic costumes. Medieval Ecclesiastical costumes

Alba linen 13th century

The Alba. Liturgical costume. Germany 13th century.

Alba linen. Munich, Bavarian National Museum. 13th Century. Embroidered inserts applied.

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Dalmatica 13th century. Liturgical garment.

Dalmatica 13th century costumes. Middle ages ecclesiastical clothing. Liturgical garment.

Dalmatica 13th century

Dalmatica 13th century. Liturgical garment.

Halberstadt Cathedral Museum, dalmatic of controversial origin. German, English or Oriental. 13th Century. Design with deer and centaurs. Photography around 1900-1940.

Dalmatic, a long robe with wide but short sleeves that was worn especially in the Middle Ages in Dalmatia instead of the Roman Tunica. The so-called Blue dalmatica belonged to the coronation regalia of the German emperors. As it was Levitonarium of bishops, deacons,- the liturgical garment worn in place of the Planeta or Causa, over the alb and the stole during the Ecclesiastical Fair.

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German Liturgical costume. Albe 13th century.

German Liturgical costume. Albe 13th century. Monastic costumes history.

Albe 13th century.

German Liturgical costume. Albe 13th century.

The albe (from Latin alba: the white) is a product derived from the ancient tunic, ankle-length gown of white or natural linen today. With reference to the old church and its tradition alb symbolizes the baptismal garment. Traditionally worn by Catholic priests as liturgical undergarment under the chasuble, alb is regarded today as the basic garment of all those who play a role in the worship service or provide a particular service, eg, readers, communion assistants.

Cologne, Schnütgen Museum. Albe, South Germany, 13th Century.

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Burgundian fashion. Italian medieval costume.

Burgundian fashion. Italian medieval costume. Burgundy dress. Gothic. Middle ages fashion. Horned hennin.

Siennoise en 1300

Burgundian fashion. Woman from Siena, Italy 13th century.

Siennoise en 1300

Italian noblewoman in Burgundian fashion, Gothic period, High middle ages.

Horned Hennin, ribbons and veils. The top dress with round neckline is made of precious damask and at the edges richly decorated with gold-embroidered fabric ornaments. The long wide sleeves that reach to the hands are covered with fur cuffs. The belt is worn high on the waist. The hairline is drawn far above what distinguishes a high forehead. The round décolleté is adorned with a heavy gold chain.

Source: Costumes historiques pour travestissements par Paul Gavarni (Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier 1804-1866)

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  2. Fashion and costumes from Ancient times until 19th century. Gallery
  3. German fashion in the 15th century. Men’s Dress. Medieval, Burgundy, Gothic,
  4. German medieval clothing in the 14th century. Medieval, Burgundy, Gothic,
  5. Italian 14th, 15th century fashion history. Medieval, Burgundy, Gothic,
  6. German fashion in the 14th century. Women`s & men`s dress. Medieval, Burgundy, Gothic,
  7. Medieval fashion history in Germany. 11th to 13th century.
  8. Fashion under the Reigns Charles VI., and Charles VII. 1380 to 1461
  9. Fashion under the Reigns of Louis XI., 1461 to 1515. Late medieval, Renaissance
  10. French Fashion History 12th to 14th century. Medieval, Burgundy, Gothic,
  11. Medieval Caps and Hoods fashion. 11th to 15th century.
  12. The Reticulated Headdress. Headdresses history, 15th century.
  13. Medieval shoes 10th to 15th century.
  14. Costumes and Fashion during the 15th century.
  15. The Corset and the Crinolin fashion history
  16. The Romance of the Rose. The Art of courtly love.
  17. The Lady of Tournament delivering the Price. Medieval, Burgundy, Gothic,
  18. King Henry VI. and his court. Medieval, Burgundy, Gothic,
  19. Margaret of Anjou Queen of Henry VI. and her court.
  20. The Limerick Mitre. Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages.
  21. The influence of the Crusaders to the French clothing. Medieval, Burgundy, Gothic,
  22. The First Crusade. The Knights Hospitallers. Medieval, Burgundy, Gothic,
  23. The Crusades. The Knights Templar.
  24. The Crusaders in the 12th and 13 Century.
  25. The principality of Antioch. The crusades. Map of Syria. Historical Maps and places.
  26. Troubadour and page in the 13th century.
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  28. Gabrielle d’Estrées, mistress of the French King Henry IV. Renaissance fashion era.

Gothic period fashion. Italian noblewoman 13th century.

Gothic period fashion. Italian noblewoman 13th century clothing. Burgundy era, Hennin

Italian noblewoman 1300

Gothic period fashion. Italian noblewoman.

Burgundy fashion era. Medieval 13th century clothing. Continue reading

The Carolingian Fashion Period 987 to 1270.

Middle Ages, dress, costumes, Queen, Charlemagne, Carolingian, fashion,medieval,

French queens costumes 10th to 11th century

The Carolingian Fashion Period 987 to 1270.

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Earliest times of the Carolingian period — Variety of costume in the provinces — Fashions in the Duchy of France — French taste dating from the eleventh century — Luxury increases with each generation — The dominical —The “bliaud” — Canes of apple-wood — Women in the twelfth century — Headdresses — “Afiche” — Serpent-tails — Pelisses — The thirteenth century — “Greves” and veils are in fashion — The “couvre-chef” in the fourteenth century — The skirt, or “cotte-hardie,” surcoat, or overall, or overskirt, cape, trained skirt, and “gauze” — Accessories — Emblazoned gowns — Various kinds of stuffs.
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