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13th century duchess costume. Middle ages.

Middle ages costume 13th century, medieval, duchess, Italy

Duchess 13th century

 

A YOUNG DUCHESS. THIRTEENTH CENTURY.

THE accompanying rich and elegant costume has been extracted from a picture by the Duc de Seyde, who died, in the flower of his years, a a victim to his passion for art. He was celebrated both as painter and engraver. At once the friend and rival of Albert Durer (1471 -1528), a noble emulation led them often to treat the same subjects, and the friendship which united them was expressed by a frequent interchange of their works.

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Two ladies of Siena. Italy 13th century fashion.

costumes, medieval, Italy, 13th century, fashion, middle ages, Henry Shaw, Sienna.

Ladies playing on the harp and organ.

LADIES PLAYING ON THE HARP AND ORGAN.

Gautier de Metz, initial letter, Manuscript, Middle ages

C- Initial letter. MS. Sloane, No. 2435

OSTUME, in the west of Europe, during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, was not strikingly characteristic of difference of countries; its changes were frequent, and often remarkable, but the intercourse between England and France, and in some measure with the neighbouring states, was so constant, that these changes were nearly simultaneous in them all. When, however, we pass to the south, and enter the warm clime and free states of Italy, we find the dresses of all classes have an entirely different character.

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Frédéric III. Empereur.

Frédéric III. Empereur d'Allemagne. 15ème siècle. histoire de la mode Renaissance. Moyen Age costumes.

Frédéric III. 1415 -1493. Empereur du Saint Empire romain germanique.

Frédéric III. 1415 -1493

Empereur du Saint Empire romain germanique. Costume Histoire. Fin du Moyen Age, au début de la Renaissance.

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