Category Archives: Nobility

The Gallic and Gallo-Roman costume period.

4th century clothing, Roman gauls fashion. Gallic costume. Gallo-Roman, costume history

The Gallic and Gallo-Roman costumes

The Gallic and Gallo-Roman costume period.

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Prince from Imereti, Georgia Caucasus costume.

Georgia Caucasus costume. Traditional Georgia clothing. Asian dress

Prince from Imereti, Georgia.

Prince from Imereti, Georgia Caucasus costume.

Prince Imerethien.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Capetian queens costume 1380. 14th century fashion.

Capetian queens costume History. 4th century fashion. Middle ages fashion. Renaissance costumes

Capetian queen in 1380.

Capetian queens costume 1380. 14th century fashion.

Reine capétienne en 1360: (Portail de la cathédrale de Chartres.) From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883. Author: Jean Baptiste Marie Augustin Challamel. Engraver: Meunier, Jean-Baptiste. Ouvrage couronné par l’Académie francaise.

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  1. The Carolingian Period 987 to 1270.
  2. Fashion of the Middle Ages from 1037 to 1461.
  3. Frankish Fashions. The Ladies of Old France.
  4. Reigns of Charles VI. and Charles VII. 1380 to 1461.
  5. Reigns of Louis XI, Charles VIII, and Louis XII. 1461 to 1515
  6. Gallery: Renaissance Fashion under the Reign of Francis I. 1461 to 1574.

Capetian noblewoman costume 12th century

Capetian dynasty. Noblewoman costume. French Middle ages fashion.

Capetian noblewoman 12th century.

Capetian noblewoman costume around 1190 to 1180, 12th century.

Noble Capétienne, Vers 1180 A 1190. From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883. Author: Jean Baptiste Marie Augustin Challamel. Engraver: Meunier, Jean-Baptiste. Ouvrage couronné par l’Académie francaise.

Associated to:

  1. The Carolingian Period 987 to 1270.
  2. Fashion of the Middle Ages from 1037 to 1461.
  3. Frankish Fashions. The Ladies of Old France.

Merovingian queen costume from the 5th to the 8th century.

Merovingian queen, nobility, French, costume, Middle ages, 5th century clothing.

Merovingian queen from the fifth to the eighth century.

Merovingian queen costume from the fifth to the eighth century.

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Noble woman in the reign of Charles V. 1364

Noble Lady 14th century costume. Burgundian fashion. Gothic dress

Noble Lady (1364 Charles V).

Noble woman in the reign of Charles V. 1364

Dame Noble (1364, Charles V).
From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883. Author: Jean Baptiste Marie Augustin Challamel. Engraver: Meunier, Jean-Baptiste. Ouvrage couronné par l’Académie francaise.

Associated to:

  1. Fashion in the Reigns of John and of Charles V. 1350 to 1380. 
  2. Fashion of the Middle Ages from 1037 to 1461.

A leader of the Franks. Salian Frankish 5th century

Salian Frankish, Costume History. 5th century clothing. Merovingian, king

A leader of the Franks.

A leader of the Franks. Salian Frankish 5th century

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Chinese lady and her servant costumes.

Traditional Chinese lady costume. China servant clothing. Asian dress.

Chinese lady and her attendant.

Chinese lady and her servant costumes.

Dame Chinoise et sa suivante, 1834.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII.

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Baroque fashion history, 16th century costumes. court dresses

REIGNS OF HENRI IV. AND LOUIS XIII 15S9 TO 1643.

Fashion in the Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1589 to 1643.

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Universal mourning on the death of the Guises; intolerance of showy dress — Vertugadins, “espoitrement,” “corps espagnole” — Diversity of colours — The pearls, jewels, and diamonds belonging to Gabrielle d’Estrees and to the queen — Dress of Marguerite de France — Low-cut bodices — Head-dresses of hair — Various styles — Venetian slippers — Edicts of Louis XII. — Caricatures: “Pompe funèbre de la Mode” — Words and fashions — Ribbons or “galants” — Dress of widows — “Demi-ceint” girdles — Gloves of all sorts – Patches — Masks; their use — “Cache-laid” — The Frondeuses — Mme. de Longueville. Continue reading

French court dresses. 16th century.

Court dresses. 16th century. Renaissance fashion history. French nobility costumes.

French court dresses during the 16th century

French court dresses.

Renaissance fashion at the end of the 16th century

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Traditional Chinese Mandarin costume

Traditional Chinese Mandarin dress. China nobility clothing. Asian costume.

Mandarin Chinese.

Traditional Chinese Mandarin costume.

Mandarin chinois, 1843.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.