Category Archives: Middle Ages

Middle Ages costumes and fashion. Period between 700 to 15th century. Style of Byzantine, Carolingian, Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance.

Renaissance costumes, Germany 16th Century.

Middle Ages Dresses. German Medieval Fashion. women renaissance clothing

German townswomen in 1520

Fashion in the first third of the 16th century. Germany in 1520

German townswomen of the Reformation period. Late Renaissance costumes.

French fashion in 1480.

French fashion. Renaissance. 15th century costumes. Burgundian Gothic dresses

French fashion in 1480.

French fashion in 1480.

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Poland Lady and Nobleman in the 16th century.

Poland Lady and Nobleman in the 16th century fashion. Renaissance costumes. Polish national costume

Poland Nobility in 16th century

Poland Lady and Nobleman in the 16th century.

Costumes Renaissance period.

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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Carolingian Knight in armor, Bishop, Priest and Burgess.

Carolingian fashion history. Byzantine costumes. Medieval Knight, Priest, Bishop

Knight in armor, Bishop, Priest and Burgess.

Carolingian clothing 751-987.

Medieval costume of Carolingian Knight in armor, Bishop, Priest and Burgess.

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Carolingian clothing 751-987. Queen, noblewoman and prophetess.

Middle Ages fashion. 10th century clothing. Carolingian Queen. Prophetess. Noblewoman

Carolingian Queen, Noblewoman and Prophetess

Carolingian clothing 751-987.

Carolingian Queen, Noblewoman and Prophetess.
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Charles II the Bald. West Frankish king 9th century.

Charles II the Bald. West Frankish king. 9th century costumes. Carolingian fashion period.

Charles II the Bald

Charles II the Bald. West Frankish king 9th century.

Carolingian period 751-987.

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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

The Carolingian period 752-987.

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Charlemagne, carolingian, Middle Ages, French Queens, Medieval, 8th century, costume history, fashion,

Carolingian Queens in 752-987

THE CAROLINGIAN PERIOD 752-987. Reign of Charlemagne.

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Gothic period fashion. Italian noblewoman 13th century.

Gothic period fashion. Italian noblewoman 13th century clothing. Burgundy era, Hennin

Italian noblewoman 1300

Gothic period fashion. Italian noblewoman.

Burgundy fashion era. Medieval 13th century clothing. Continue reading

Medieval knight in armor. 12th century Germany.

German Knight in armor. 12th century costume. Middle Ages soldier. Gothic Dress.

Knight in armor

Medieval knight in armor. 12th century Germany. Gothic period dress.

On the armor or corslet he wears a surcoat. Hauberk, boiler cap, leg braces, knee tile, almond-shaped shield. The shield is attached to the ankle over the left shoulder. The horse is protected with a harness made of leather. After a miniature in a psalter from the time of Louis the Fat (1108-1137)