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 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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Medieval English fashion. 14th century costumes. Gothic era.

Medieval English fashion. 14th century costumes. Gothic fashion. Knights, Priest costume, Peasant costumes

English fashion 14th century.

Medieval English fashion. 14th century costumes.

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German Medieval dresses in the 14th Century.

German Medieval costumes. 14th Century. Gothic, Burgundy fashion

German costumes 14th century.

German Medieval dresses 14th Century.

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Italian 14th, 15th century fashion history.

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Italian 14th century clothing. Burgundy, Gothic costumes. Middle ages fashion era.

Italian 14th century clothing. Viktor Pisani, Venetian Admiral. Italian pages, Neapolitan knight, soldiers, archer. Italian woman, nobles of Siena. Senator of Rome, noble Venetians.

Italian 14th century clothing.

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English and German medieval clothing in the 14th Century.

Medieval clothing. Castle woman, knight in hunting dress, Nobleman, English noblewomen, English princess.  English prince and Page.

German and English costumes 14th century

English and German medieval clothing in the 14th Century.

Top row left: Clothing of a German Castle woman and a knight in hunting dress. Right: Clothes German nobleman and citizens.
Bottom row left: Courtyard clothing English noblewomen and an English princess. Right: Court clothing English prince, Page and nobleman.

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.

German medieval clothing in the 14th century.

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German medieval clothing. 14th century. Gothic costumes. Burgundian, Burgundy

German clothing in the 14th century

German medieval clothing in the 14th Century.

Medieval, Byzantine, Burgundy, Gothic era.

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