Category Archives: 15th Century

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

Turkish brocade caftan on silk of Mehmed the Conqueror.

Ottoman Empire costumes. Turkish brocade caftan on silk. Mehmed the Conqueror.

Turkish brocade kaftan

Design of traditional Turkish brocade caftan on silk of sultan Mehmed the Conqueror (1432-1481)

Turkish Caftan, Sultan Selim I.

Ottoman Empire dresses,Traditional Turkey Costumes,Traditional turkish mens dress, Ottoman mens clothing. Traditional Turkish Caftan

Turkish silk caftan of Sultan Selim I.

Design of traditional Turkish silk caftan of Sultan Selim I. (1470-1520)

Turkish brocade caftan, Mehmed the Conqueror.

Ottoman Empire dresses,Traditional Turkey Costumes,Traditional turkish mens dress, Ottoman mens clothing. Traditional Turkish Caftan

Turkish brocade caftan on silk

Traditional Design of Turkish brocade caftan on silk, of Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror (1432-1481)

Medieval court etiquette. The lady of the castle.

Burgundy, fashion, Medieval, court, etiquette, Middle Ages, Court dresses, 15th century, costumes,

The lady of the castle.

Medieval court etiquette. The lady of the castle. 15th century.

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Medieval fashion history. Reign of Charles VI and Charles VII

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Medieval costumes, Middle ages fashion history, 14th, 15th century fashion. Burgundian, Burgundy clothing, Hennin.

French Fashion 1380-1461

Reign of Charles VI and Charles VII. 1380 to 1461.

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Taste in dress becomes purer – Heartshaped head-covering, the “cornette,” and the “hennin ” in the reign of Charles VI – Husbands complain – Preachers denounce – Thomas Connecte declaims against the diabolic invention – Brother Richard tries to reform it – The “hennin” gains the victory – Costume of Jeanne de Bourbon – “Escoffion” – An absurd figure – Gravouère – Isabeau de Bavière – Gorgiasetès – Tripes – Splendour of the court – Agnes Sorel – “Coiffe adournée”; diamonds; the carcan – Walkingsticks. Continue reading

German Gothic Fashion. Citizens in 1440.

15th century costumes. German Citizens clothing. Middle Ages Gothic fashion

German Citizens 1440

German Gothic Fashion. Citizens in 1440, 15th century.

He wears the typical late-Gothic turban, girded with top rock and closed sandals. The woman has a Wide sleaved robe, two times the skirt, the upper has a trail. The petticoat reaches almost to the ground. The colors in that era were yellow and red. These represented some of the reformation time equivalent. This means that the materials were cheaper and coarser. What the general impoverishment in the German lands to carry back is due to the Hussites wars.

Burgundy fashion 15th century.

Burgundy fashion. 15th century clothing. Medieval dresses.

France nobility 1480

Burgundy fashion 15th century.

France nobility, 1480.

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The Duchesse. French nobility fashion 14th century.

The Duchesse. Nobility Court dress. Middle ages clothing. 15th century costumes. Burgundian costume

The Duchesse 1400

The Duchesse. French nobility fashion 14th century.

The woman wears a tight-fitting bodice that laced at the front. Among a long-sleeved dress with deep lower neckline whose sleeves cover the hands. Furthermore the pleated Chiopa with wide cap sleeves. The high hairline is highlighted by a richly decorated horns cap.

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

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  1. Fashion in the Reigns of John and of Charles V. 1350 to 1380.
  2. Fashion in the Reigns of Charles VI. and Charles VII. 1380 to 1461.
  3. The Hennin. Headdresses of the 15th century.
  4. The Lady of Tournament.
  5. The Romance of the Rose. 
  6. Christine de Pizan and Queen Isabeau of Bavaria.
  7. Margaret of Anjou Queen of Henry VI. and her court.
  8. The Limerick Mitre.
  9. Pyrrhus Receiving the Honor of Knighthood.

Renaissance Fashion German Nobility, 15th Century.

Renaissance Fashion Women`s Costume, German Nobility Dresses, Court Dress, 15th Century. Chemisse, Gamurra, Cotta, Cioppa,

German Nobility in 1450.

Renaissance Fashion. Women`s Costume of German Nobility, 1450, 15th Century.

The left figure shows an unmarried woman, which is characterized by their uncovered hair. Her long hair is braided in some cases, combined with false hair pieces and decorated with a wreath of flowers.
Both women are wearing the round-cut cotta, or Gamurra with long, lush ornamental sleeves. The Gamurra was closely fitted top and highlighted the figure of the woman. The section was mostly kept around. The sleeves were richly decorated and fanciful, usually sewn only slightly and could be replaced. As material precious materials were used. Furs from Russia could be introduced by the brisk trade, the Italian textile manufacturers, provided the highest quality fabrics such as satin, gold-embroidered brocade, bright silks and velvets, patterned as a novelty. The movement, in such clothes, was slow and stylized. The colors dominated greens, reds and yellows.
Strengthened by the bourgeoisie in the cities of the Middle Ages, with its guilds, a sophisticated tailors’ guild was formed, which dominated the fashion required for this narrow, body-hugging cut.
Under the Gamurra dress the woman wore the loose-fitting Chemisse that set by the wide sleeves and round decorative cutouts, bright points and gave the richly decorated dress additional visual complexity. Popular were the embroidery of seams, especially at the neckline, different colors emerged.

Over the Camurra they carry Cioppa, a robe with ornate hem in bright, clear colors. The Cioppa worn belted high, with long sleeves and trim is made of a train. It is on this figure, the clothes edge, occupied houppelande, a fashionable decoration of the Middle Ages.
The right-married woman wears a head covering the sella, with a long veil.

German Knight in Armor, 15th century.

Knight armour. Middle Ages costumes. Military. Gothic fashion history. 15th century clothing.

Knight in Armour and Nobel Women, 1450.

Knight in armor and noble wife in 1450.

Burgundy fashion era, Late Middle Ages. Gothic 15th century clothing .

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