Category Archives: Nobility

Gallic fabrics and embroideries. Merovingian fashion.

gaul, ancient, Gallic fabrics, merovingian,embroideries, fashion, history, Paul-Louis de Giafferri

Fabrics and embroideries. The comfortable costumes of the Gauls.

Gallic fabrics and embroideries.

Gaul Plate 8.
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THE GRAND SEIGNEUR. The Turkish Sultan in 1749.

Abdülhamid I, Turkish Sultan, Ottoman Empire, Costume history, Grand Seignior

Abdülhamid I. Habit of the Grand Seignior in 1749. Le Grand Seigneur.

THE GRAND SEIGNEUR,
taken from VIEN’S CARAVANNE, a book which represents the Dresses in a Turkish Masquerade given by the Pensioners of the French Academy at Rome, in the Year 1748.

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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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Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Gloucester

Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester, Medieval knight, Middle Ages, Armor, Henry Shaw, Tewkesbury Abbey Church.

Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Clare. From Tewkesbury Abbey Church. Date about 1340.

Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester

Gilbert de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford, 5th Earl of Gloucester, 1st Lord of Glamorgan, 7th Lord of Clare (1180 – 25 October 1230).

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