Category Archives: 15th Century

Costumes and Fashion during the 15th century. Fashion of the late Gothic, Italian Renaissance.
Heyday of the Burgundian fashion.

France 15th century fabric wall hanging

French renaissance fabric wall hanging. 15th century fabrics. Medieval textil design.

France 15th century fabric wall hanging

 France 15th century fabric wall hanging

This hanging produces such a decorative effect that one would like to see a grand hall of the XVth century thus hang and decorated. The rendering recals the flat and boldly outlined mural paintings of the preceeding centuries, and the traditions of pure art are cleverly observes.

XV Century. French factory. (In a quarter of the original.) Fabric wall hanging. Velvet, silk and gold.  XV Siècle. Fabrique Française. (Au quart de l’original.) Étoffe de tenture. Velours, soie et or.

Italian Renaissance Fabrics 15th century

Italian renaissance fabrics. 15th century fabrics design at Louvre. According to Jean de Fisole. Middle ages textil.

Italian Fabric 15th century

Italian Renaissance Fabrics 15th century.

XV Century. Italian school. Two tone fabric. In the Louvre. According to John Fisole (Fra Angelico). XV Siècle. École Italienne. Grandeur d’execution. Au museum du Louvre. Tissu a quatre tons. D’après Fra Angelico.

We show above an ornamented tissue borrowed from a picture of the Louvre by Fra Angelico. Is the composition due to the master or copied from an actual stuff, we care not know, as it is remarkable and its execution easy.

Italian Fabric design 15th century. After Fra Angelico.

Italian fabric renaissance. 15th century fabrics design at Louvre. Submission by Fra Angelico.

Italian Fabric XV Century

Italian Fabric design 15th century. After Fra Angelico 1395–1455. Early Renaissance period.

Italian school. Fabric with four tones. At the Louvre museum. Size of the execution. After a submission by Fra Angelico. XV Siècle. École Italienne. Grandeur d’execution. Au museum du Louvre. Tissu a quatre tons. D’après Fra Angelico.

The old masters and more particulary the Italian masters of the XVth and XVIth century have often remarkably treated the tissues with which they robed the figures of their paintings. Nothing easier than to give the geometrical plan of these patterns as we have done in the above drawing.

Boabdil, last Moorish king helmet 15th century.

Boabdil, Moorish king. Saracen Helmet. Medieval military weapons. Renaissance weapons

Helmet of Muhammad XII. the last Moorish king 1459 – 1518 ?

Boabdil, last Moorish king helmet. 15th century Saracen weapon.

Helmet of Muhammad XII. Abu Abdallah 1459 – 1518? the last Moorish king, known to the Christian Spaniards of his time as Boabdil, also called el chico.

Associated to:

  1. Conquest of Grenada. Boabdil el Chico’s Farewell.
  2. Offensive and defensive armor and weapons.

Courtisane de France in the Reign of Charles VIII 1491

French Courtisane costume. Modes et Costumes Historiques. Renaissance clothing

Courtisane, Reign of Charles VIII 1491

Courtisane de France in the Reign of Charles VIII 1491.

French Renaissance period costume, 15th century.

“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

A Doctor from France in the Reign of Charles VIII., 1493

Doctor costume. Medieval fashion. Renaissance fashion.

A Doctor from France in the Reign of Charles VIII., 1493

A Doctor from France in the Reign of Charles VIII., 1493, 15th century.

“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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French medieval shepherdess costume

French Medieval Gothic woman clothing. 15th century fashion. Shepherdess costume

A French shepherdess 15th century

French medieval shepherdess costume 15th century

“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.

 

Woman of Rank in ceremonial robe. Reign Of Charles VII, 1460

French Medieval woman clothing. Burgundian costume with Hennin. 15th century fashion. Ceremonial robes. Goth clothing

Woman of Rank, Reign Of Charles VII, 1460

Woman of Rank in ceremonial robe. Reign Of Charles VII, 1460.

Burgundian, Gothic fashion.

French lady’s, chamber maid costume 1460

Chamber maid costume. French lady's maid clothing. France medieval cloth. 15th century fashion

French lady’s, chamber maid 1460

French lady’s, chamber maid costume 1460. Reign of Charles VII.

“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

Parisian fashion 1450

Parisian fashion. French Medieval woman clothing. Burgundian costume with Henin. 15th century fashion

Parisian fashion 1450

Parisian fashion 1450. Reign Charles VII.

Burgundian fashion period costume

“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