Category Archives: Carolingian

Middle ages shoe design. 10th to 15th century fashion history.

Middle ages shoe design. 10th to 15th century fashion history.

Shoe design. 10th to 15th century.

Middle ages shoe design. 10th to 15th century fashion history.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Chaussures. – Planche 11.
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Dresses fashion in the Middle Ages. 10th to 15th century.

Middle Ages Dresses fashion. Nobility Costumes 10th to 15th century.

Dresses 10th to 15th century

Women’s dresses fashion in the Middle Ages. 10th to 15th century.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Robes. – Planche 2.

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The German Royal Costume. Coronation Robes of the German Emperors

Medieval Coronation Robes. The German Royal Costume.

German Royal Costume. 11th century clothing. Medieval emperor coronation robes. Middle ages costumes.

Fig.1. German Royal Costume

The robes with which the German kings were invested at their coronation in Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle), and from 1711 onward in Frankfort-on-the-Main, and which, together with crown, sceptre, and orb, etc., composed the Imperial regalia (Fig. 1.), are as follows: Continue reading

Medieval Franks dress of the 10th Century.

Middle ages costumes. Frankish King, Queen, Noble ladies, King Charles the Bald, Page, Court scribe, Emperor Henry II, Bishop.

Medieval Franks dress of the 10th Century.

Medieval Franks dress of the 10th Century.

Top row left: Frankish king and queen. Right: Frankish noble ladies.
Bottom row left to right: King Charles the Bald with Empire insignia. Page and court scribe. Right: Emperor Henry II and Frankish bishop.

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Gallery: On the history of costumes. From Ancient to the 19th century.

Medieval clothes in 5th to 10th Century.

Eastern 10th century clothes. Medieval costumes.. Warriors, Roman Empire, Byzantium, Emperor Charles the Great, Empress. Frankish,

Medieval Clothes in 5th to 10th Century.

Medieval clothes in 5th to 10th Century.

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Costumes of Carolingians in the 7th and 8 Century.

Carolingians costumes of Maid of honor, Prophetess. Knight in armor, Bishop, Nobleman, Troubadour, Minstrel, Duke, King, Queen, General, Peasants.

Carolingians in the 7th and 8th Century.

Medieval Clothes of the Carolingians in the 7th and 8 Century.

Top row left: Maid of honor to the Empress. Carolingian queen. Prophetess. Right: Carolingian knights in armor and armament. Bishop and nobleman.
Bottom row left: Troubadour, minstrel. Carolingian duke and knight in armor and armament. Right: Carolingian king, General in armor and field banner. Carolingian peasants.

Drawing by Carl von Häberlin.

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Gallery: On the history of costumes. From Ancient to the 19th century.

Life-size warrior figures in full armor.

Warrior figures in full armor. Roman legionary, Gallic warrior, Greek Hoplite Warrior, Carolingian Frankish knights. Merovingian warriors

Life-size warrior figures

Life-size warrior figures in full armor and equipment.

Life-size warrior figures in full costume and equipment using individual original pieces. The reconstructions of the Gimbelschen weapons collection (Karl Gimbel) appeared in 1902 with illustrations and descriptions at Mittler and Son Berlin.
Head and limbs of the figures are carved from wood, movable part, each piece is up to them removable. The main purpose is to show the different armor types.

Source: Karl Gimbel: The Reconstruction of the Gimbel’s collection of weapons, Berlin 1902.

  1. Roman Legionary by the reliefs of Trajan’s column, Rome.
  2. Gallic warrior of about 400-200 BC.
  3. Greek Hoplite Warrior ca 600 BC.
  4. Knight of the 12th Century in the leather strip armor.
  5. Carolingian Frankish knight 9th-10th Century.
  6. Merovingian Frankish warrior about 600 AD.

Karl Gimbel: Die Reconstructionen der Gimbel’schen Waffensammlung. Mittler-Verlag, Berlin 1902.

1. Römischer Legionär nach den Reliefs der Trajans Säule Rom.
2. Gallischer Krieger von ca. 400-200 vor Christi Geburt.
3. Griechischer Krieger Hoplite ca. 600 vor Christi Geburt.
4. Ritter aus dem 12. Jahrhundert im lederstreifigen Harnisch.
5. Karolingisch fränkischer Ritter 9.-10. Jahrhundert.
6. Merowingisch fränkischer Krieger ca 600 nach Christi Geburt.




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Medieval women costume in the reign of Charles the Bald.

Carolingian costumes. Medieval woman costume. Middle ages clothing.

Carolingian women in 9th century.

Carolingian Costume of a Women in the reign of Charles the Bald.

Charles the Bald (823-877), from the noble family of the Carolingian was from 843 to 877 West Frankish king and from 875 to 877 King of Italy and Roman Emperor.

Source: “Modes et Costumes Historiques“.  Edited by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864

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Gallery: On the history of costumes. From Ancient to the 19th century.

Carolingian queen and king costumes. 10th century.

Carolingian queen costumes. Carolingian King clothing. Medieval fashion..

French Queen and King Xth century

French carolingian queen and king 10th century. Ceremonial robes.

Source: “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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Gallery: On the history of costumes. From Ancient to the 19th century.

Medieval Merovingian Frankish Queen

Clotilde. Merovingian costumes. Medieval fashion. 5th century dress. Saint Clotilde Chrodechild

Saint Clotilde woman of King Clovis I.

Medieval Merovingian Frankish Queen.

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