Design of traditional Turkish silk caftan of Sultan Selim I. (1470-1520)
Traditional Design of Turkish brocade caftan on silk, of Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror (1432-1481)
Medieval court etiquette. The lady of the castle. 15th century.
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.
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.
France nobility, 1480.
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)
- Fashion in the Reigns of John and of Charles V. 1350 to 1380.
- Fashion in the Reigns of Charles VI. and Charles VII. 1380 to 1461.
- The Hennin. Headdresses of the 15th century.
- The Lady of Tournament.
- The Romance of the Rose.
- Christine de Pizan and Queen Isabeau of Bavaria.
- Margaret of Anjou Queen of Henry VI. and her court.
- The Limerick Mitre.
- Pyrrhus Receiving the Honor of Knighthood.
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.
Knight in armor and noble wife in 1450.
Burgundy fashion era, Late Middle Ages. Gothic 15th century clothing .