Category Archives: 17th Century

French Musketeers in 1650.

French Musketeers. France military uniforms.Louis XIV fashion.

17th century French Costumes

French Musketeers. Baroque fashion period.

Second third of the XVII. Century.

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Musketeer and Pikeman costumes in the 17th Century.

French Musketeer costumes. Baroque Costumes in the 17th Century. Pikeman dress, French Cavalry clothing. Dutch noblemen

Costumes in the 17th Century

Costumes in the 17th Century. Baroque period.

Second third of the XVII. Century.
Top row left: Musketeer and Pikeman costumes in the Thirty Years’ War. Right: German nobles.
Bottom row left to right: French Cavalry. Right: Dutch nobles..

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

16th and 17th century costumes.

16th, 17th century costumes. Baroque, Renaissance fashion.

16th and 17th Century Costumes

16th and 17th century costumes.

Dutch, Bohemia, Spain, England, France, Poland.

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English Baroque fashion in the 16th and 17th Century.

English Baroque fashion in the 16th and 17th Century. Spanish court dress. Medieval clothing. Renaissance costumes.

English Baroque fashion in the XVI. and XVII. Century.

English Baroque fashion in the 16th and 17th Century.

Top row left: Distinguished Women from London in the Spanish Baroque fashion of the year 1590. Right: London merchant and merchant’s wife in the background a officer of the year 1590.
Bottom row left: Merchant woman, a servant and citizen woman from London in the fashion of the year 1590. Right: Middle-class woman, lady on the street, Lord Manors wife and matron in London in the Baroque fashion of the year 1640.

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

Ecclesiastical robes. 16th and 17th Century.

16th and 17th Century. Ecclesiastical robes. Swiss Guard. Pope in the robes. Deacon with the dalmatic and Alba. Altar boy in surplice.

Ecclesiastical robes. XVI. and XVII. Century.

Ecclesiastical robes. 16th and 17th Century.

Top row left to right: Chamberlain. Cardinal. Prelate. Right: Deacon with the dalmatic and Alba. Altar boy in surplice. Subdeacon in the Alba and colored stole. Continue reading

French baroque period. Silk design fabric 17th century.

French silk design fabric with velvet apliques 17th century. Baroque textil design. Musée de Cluny

French silk design fabric 17th century.

French silk design fabric 17th century

The fragment of cloth, to be seen in the Cluny museum and wereof our actual plate is a full reproduction, is inconsiderable; indeed, its dimensions rather fail to give us a clue to the use of the whole fabric; still we may surmise that it was of old portion of sacerdotal raiment. Its ornaments are exquisite and slightly in relief on the ground. They possess correctness and chasteness, and stand an exception in the ornamentation of this kind and of this epoch.

XVII Century. French factory. (Louis XIII.) Silk fabric with velvet apliques. Musée de Cluny. (Size of execution.)
XVII Siècle. Fabrique Française. (Louis XIII.) Tissu en soie avec apliques de velours. Musée de Cluny. (Grandeur d’exécution.)

French fabrics 17th century, baroque period.

Fabrics  design. 17th century. XVII Siècle. Fabrique Française. Baroque fabric, textil design.

French fabric 17th century

French fabrics 17th century, baroque period.

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French silk fabric design 17th century

French baroque design fabrics. 17th century fabrics. Medieval textil design.

French Silk cloth 17th century

French silk fabric design 17th century

XVII Century. French factory. Silk cloth decorated with silver.
XVII Siècle. Fabrique Française. Étoffe de soie rehaussée d’argent. XVII

Venetian Helmet. 17th Century

XVII Century Helmet. Venetian manufactures. Defensive weapons. Armor Baroque Soldier.

17th Century Helmet.

Venetian Helmet. XVII Century.

Venetian manufactures. Collection of the Emperor Napoleon III. Defensive weapons. Helmet. Baroque period. XVII Siècle. Fabrique Vénitienne. Collection de l’Empereur Napoleon III. Armes Défensives. Casque.

This fine show, or state-helmet has a Venetian orign and was a part of the fine collection of arms of emperor Napoleon III. Its general shape is that of the Italian sallets in the XVth. century. The crest, showing the Venice lion springing out of a fortress, and the ornaments in the form of foliages, are in gilt bronze, from a full cast. The whole ornamentation, of a very decorative effect, is put upon a ground of red velvet and ornaments stands a shell of polished steel. No withour hesitation do we give to this caque the date of the ≈√⁄th century; on might perhaps bring it back up the end of the XVth., considering, the forward state of the Italian art at this epoch. Be it as it may, it is a fine work and of a grand style, wich it is possible to produce again, tha is true, but wich may still become a teaching to many a sculptor and historical painter.

To the gilt ornaments cut more value is given from this calculated opposition, and they moeover contribute to give the richness and eclat wich are the chief meri of the object.

Armor of Louis XIV. 17th Century weapons.

Armor of Louis XIV. 17th Century weapons. Defensive weapon. Baroque period warrior.

Armor of Louis XIV.

Armor of Louis XIV. 17th Century weapons.

Italian school. Defensive weapons. Wrought iron, decorated with engravings. Museum of Artillery, Paris. This armor, offered to King Louis XIV, after the conquest of Flanders and has long belonged to the Sovereigns museum at the Louvre.

Cette armure, offerte au roi Louis XIV, aprés la conquête des Flandres, a longtempes appartenu au musée des Souverains, au Louvre. Elle se compose d’un pot en tête, easque de siège garni d’une visière, d’une couvre-nuque et de deux orcillères (10301); d’une cuirasse (10296); d’une braconnière, des tassettes et d’une garde-rein (10297); des brassars avec epaulière, cubitière et gantelet (10298); des cuissards et des grèves, des genouilleres et des solerets (10305 et 10307).

Crown of Tsar Michael Fjodorowitsch called cap d’Astran.

Russian tsar crown. cap d'Astran. Michel Féodorovitch Romanov, Михаил Фёдорович Романов.

Crown of Tsar Michael Feodorovitch.

Crown of Tsar Michael Fjodorowitsch called cap d’Astran.

Crown of Tsar Michael Feodorovitch, (Michel Féodorovitch Romanov, Михаил Фёдорович Романов, Grandfather of Peter the Great.), called cap d’Astran. He was the first Tsar and Grand Duke of Russia of the Romanov dynasty. He reigned from 1613 to 1645.

Mikhail Fyodorovich Romanov. Zar Michail Fjodorowitsch.

Zar Michail Fjodorowitsch 1596 −1645