Category Archives: Middle Ages

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

Renaissance Fashion German Nobility, 15th Century.

Renaissance Fashion Women`s Costume, German Nobility Dresses, Court Dress, 15th Century. Chemisse, Gamurra, Cotta, Cioppa,

German Nobility in 1450.

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.

German Knight in armor and Princess, 16th century clothing.

German Knight in armor and Princess. Middle Ages Dresses. Renaissance Fashion. 16th century clothing.

German Knight in armor and princess 1530.

German Knight in armor and Princess 1530.

German Nobility. Renaissance fashion 16th Century.

German Knight in Armor, 15th century.

Knight armour. Middle Ages costumes. Military. Gothic fashion history. 15th century clothing.

Knight in Armour and Nobel Women, 1450.

Knight in armor and noble wife in 1450.

Burgundy fashion era, Late Middle Ages. Gothic 15th century clothing .

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The Carolingian Fashion Period 987 to 1270.

Middle Ages, dress, costumes, Queen, Charlemagne, Carolingian, fashion,medieval,

French queens costumes 10th to 11th century

The Carolingian Fashion Period 987 to 1270.

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Earliest times of the Carolingian period — Variety of costume in the provinces — Fashions in the Duchy of France — French taste dating from the eleventh century — Luxury increases with each generation — The dominical —The “bliaud” — Canes of apple-wood — Women in the twelfth century — Headdresses — “Afiche” — Serpent-tails — Pelisses — The thirteenth century — “Greves” and veils are in fashion — The “couvre-chef” in the fourteenth century — The skirt, or “cotte-hardie,” surcoat, or overall, or overskirt, cape, trained skirt, and “gauze” — Accessories — Emblazoned gowns — Various kinds of stuffs.
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Carolingian Costumes. Frankish King, Military Leader, Knight.

Carolingian Costumes. 9th century clothing. Charlemagne Knight in armor.

Carolingian King, Military Leader, Knight in armor, Citizen

Carolingian Costumes 751-987.

Carolingian King, Military Leader, Knight in armor and Citizen.

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Middle Ages fashion history in Germany.

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Medieval Gothic costumes, Middle Ages fashion history. 12th century fashion

12th century clothing. Nobility, Pope, Jewish, Crusader

Middle Ages fashion history in Germany.

11th to 13th century.
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