English and French burgundy fashion in the 15th Century.
Top row left to right: English fashion in 1400. French citizens clothes in 1470. Bottom row left to right: English fashion in the first third of the 15th Century. Right: King Henry VII. The Duke of Suffolk. King Henry VI. The duchess of Suffolk in court dresses.
Young noblewoman of the Orsini in the reign of Charles VI, 1420.
Young noblewoman from the old Roman noble family of the Orsini. The Orsini is a widespread Roman noble family descended from the Roman family of the Bobonen 1100-1900 and had been instrumental in the Italian history. From the Orsini family were three popes, many cardinals and other high dignitaries of the Church as well as secular princes.
“Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864
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