Category Archives: 14th Century

Fashion and Costumes during the 14th century. The transition from the late Middle Ages to the Renaissance was slow and in the various countries of Europe at different times. An assignment of the Gothic within a set time span varies within the European countries and depends on various factors such as architecture, painting, sculpture. The Gothic is a period of European art and architecture of the Middle Ages. It originated in 1140 in Île-de-France (Paris region) and lasted north of the Alps to about 1500-1550. The previously dominant architectural and artistic style known as Romanesque, Renaissance style as following: Early Gothic ca 1175 to 1250. High Gothic 1250 to 1350; Late Gothic 1350 to 1550 (in Germany); Early Renaissance (Quattrocento) about 1425 to 1550 (Cinquecento in Italy) 
; Renaissance in Germany about 1500 to 1600.
The 14th century can be described with enormous changes in the clothing. Available materials for textile production for the lower classes there was linen, hemp, nettle (these three in particular for use in underwear) and wool (this especially for outerwear). The Nobility and rich bourgeoisie could additionally rely on expensive imported silks and used generally better textile qualities and refined fabrics. Dress codes according to the social status has been adopted.

Middle Ages Fabrics design. 12th to 15th century fashion history.

Middle Ages Fabrics design. 12th, 15th century fashion history.

Fabrics, Sacks 12th to 15th century

Middle Ages Fabrics design. 12th to 15th century fashion history.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Étoffes, Sacs. – Planche 10.

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Middle Ages Embroidery & Lace design. 13th to 15th century.

Middle Ages Embroidery. Lace design. 13th to 15th century Fashion history

Embroidery & Lace design. 13th to 15th century.

Middle Ages Embroidery & Lace design. 13th to 15th century.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Dentelles, Broderies. – Planche 9.

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Middle ages sleeve fashion design. 14th to 15th century.

Middle ages sleeve fashion design. 14th to 15th century costume history.

Sleeves 14th to 15th century

Middle ages sleeve fashion design. 14th to 15th century costume history.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Manches. – Planche 8.

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Middle ages skirts fashion. 13th to 15th century.

Middle ages skirts fashion. 13th to 15th century costume history.

Skirts 13th to 15th century

Middle ages skirts fashion. 13th to 15th century.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Jupes. – Planche 7.  Continue reading

Middle ages bodice fashion. 13th to 15th century costume history.

Middle ages bodice fashion. 13th to 15th century costume history. Corsages

Bodice fashion 13th to 15th century.

Middle ages bodice fashion. 13th to 15th century costume history.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Corsages. – Planche 6.

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Moyen Age. Coiffes, Capuchons.

Caps and Hoods fashion. Middle ages headdresses. Hennin. Gothic fashion history.

Caps and Hoods fashion. 11th to 15th century.

Caps and Hoods. 11th to 15th century. The Modes of the Middle Ages.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Coiffes, Capuchons. – Planche 4.

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Coats fashions 12th to 15th century.

Coats fashions in the Middle Ages. 12th to 15th century costumes. Gothic fashion history

Coats fashions 12th to 15th century

Coats fashions 12th to 15th century.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Manteaux. – Planche 3.

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10th to 15th century clothing. Medival fashion.

Middle Ages fashion, Nobility Costumes, 10th to 15th century.

10th to 15th century clothing

10th to 15th century clothing. Medival fashion.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Robes. – Planche 2.

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Élégantes. Les modes du Moyen Âge.

French Nobility costumes. Middle Ages costume history. 12th to 15th century gothic costumes.

Nobility fashion

Nobility costumes. French Fashion History 11th to 15th century.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Âge, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Moyen Âge.  Élégantes – Planche 1.
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