Tag Archives: Cotehardie

The Cotehardie was a full-length gown of the Middle Ages between 14th and 16th century. Usually at the upper body close-fitting dress with a round neckline and starting at the waist into a full skirt. This dress was worn in different variations of both men and women.

Jacqueline de la Grange 1408

Jacqueline de la Grange. French medieval clothing. Burgundian Fashion. Middle ages ceremonial robes. Goth clothing

Jacqueline de la Grange 1408

Jacqueline de la Grange 1408, in burgundian fashion.

Gallery of famous French women in 15th century.  Jacqueline de la Grange, wife of Jean Montagu, Grand Minisrte under Charles VI of France. Jean de Montaigu married J. de La Grange, daughter of Étienne de La Grange, President of the Parlement of Paris, and Marie du Bois. Their son was Charles de Montagu.

“Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864

Time of Charles VI. Duchess of Brittany.

Duchess costume. Charles VI. Medieval costumes. Gothic fashion. Burgundy modes

Duchess of Brittany.

Duchess of Brittany costume. Time of Charles VI the Beloved  (1368-1422)

French medieval gothic, burgundian fashion era.  Continue reading

14th century clothing in Italy. Second half of the XIV century.

14th century clothing in Italy. Burgundian, Burgundy costumes. Middle ages gown. Gothic dress.

14th century clothing in Italy.

14th century clothing in Italy. Second half of the XIV century.

Middle ages Burgundian fashion (Hennin, Escoffion, Surcoat, Cotehardie, Cotta).
Upper half of the picture:  Admiral of Venice and noble squire. Neapolitan knight. Italian soldiers.
Lower half of the picture: Young Italian. Distinguished Italian woman. Woman of Siena. Young man. Senator of Rome. Noble Venetian.

“On the history of costumes”. Munich pictures sheets. Published by Braun & Schneider, Munich c.1858 -1898s.

14th century clothing of German nobility.

14th century clothing. Middle ages gothic costumes. Court dress, Gown of German nobility. Medieval fashion ideas

14th century clothing of German nobility

14th century clothing of German nobility

Late middle ages German gothic costumes (Surcoat, Cotta, Poulines, Cotehardie).
Upper half of the picture: German Lord and knight. German noblewoman and Duchess.
Lower half of the picture: German knight and damsel. German patricians.

“On the history of costumes”. Munich pictures sheets. Published by Braun & Schneider, Munich c.1858 -1898s.

Burgundian nobility in the 15th century.

Medieval fashion. Middle ages clothing. Burgundian costume. Nobility court gown.

Burgundian damsel

Medieval women`s clothing. Burgundian nobility

Burgundian damsel in the 15th century. Main feature is a long, belted overcoat with a train. As headgear she wears a flat cap, the Cowl studded with braids and a long veil. Late Gothic period.

Costume Burgundian noble woman in the 15th century.

Medieval fashion. Middle ages clothing. Burgundian costume. Nobility court gown.

Burgundian noble woman, 1450

Costume Burgundian noble woman in the 15th century.

Burgundian noble woman in 145, late Medieval period. Main feature is a long, belted overcoat with a train, as the so-called Kruseler headgear, a kind of hennin with plenty of ruffles at the edges enclosed hood.  Late Gothic period.

German citizens in 16th century fashion. Knight in full armor 1530.

German knight,armor,weapons,middle ages, renaissance, 16th century fashion

German citizens 1530.

German citizens in 16th century fashion.

Knight in full armor 1530. Renaissance period.

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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 gothic costumes. German princess and maid of honor, 1350.

German princess and maid of honor. German middle ages clothing. 14th century costumes. Cotehardie

German princess and maid of honor, 1350

German princess and maid of honor, 1350

Fashion German nobility 14tes century, Middle Ages costumes, Gothic period costumes.

The clothing of the 12th and 13 Century emphasized the shape of the body, which was wrapped with care since ancient times.
The Vertical accented human Shiloette. As in architecture, gothic, painting or sculpture It is the time in the establishment of the great cathedral at Reims and Cologne, the days of knights and courtly love, L’Amour courtois, secretly welcomed the languishing knight Feignaire, the troubadours. The profound influence of women on habits and fashions, starting from southwestern Europe, the courts of Spain, southern France Aquitaine caused a feminization in the manners of men. They ran her hair grow that was sometimes even decorated with flowers, wearing curls and shaved her face smooth.
In the present illustration, a drawing from the period around 1870, published in Munich as illustrated fashion images, the well-known artists of the time participated (Wilhelm Busch) the clothing of a German princess and her maid of honor is shown. The full dress was called the robe.
The princess wears a one-piece, front buttoned dress Cotehardie called, with long tight sleeves and wide neckline (front and rear). Buttons presented at that time a novelty, instead of the lateral lacing allowed a figure-hugging dresses section. Previously buttons were mostly used as decorative elements. The hem of the dress is decorated with embroidery. Furthermore, she wears a Nusch mantle (cape-like coat in the 14th and 15th centuries, which was held together in front with a “Nusche” barrette or brooch kind of a safety pin). Of semi-circular section of the decorated side with two brooches and depict the coat of arms of the royal house The lining of the jacket of the casing is held in the contrasting color. The fabric is made of heavy brocade that is intricately embroidered at the edges. Her head is covered by a veil on the crown sits.
The lady wears the tight dress with wide neckline, has a point lying on the waist belt of the only decorative. Her dress is adorned with Zaddeln.

Fashion in the Middle Ages, 14th Century.

Medieval Burgundian clothing. French fashion in the middle ages. Mid-century gothic costume ideas

French Fashion 1350 to 1380.

French Fashion in the Middle Ages. Reigns of John II and of Charles V. 1350 to 1380.

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The States of Languedoc – A young French lady in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries – Low dresses – Saying of a mercer – Damoiselles – Garnaches and garde-corps – Le Parement des dames – Social distinctions – High character is worth more than gilded belt – Precious stones – The castles and other dwellings of the middle ages – Splendid furniture – Humble abodes of the poor – Evening assemblies.
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