Tag Archives: Cotte

10th to 15th century clothing. Medival fashion.

Middle Ages fashion, Nobility Costumes, 10th to 15th century.

10th to 15th century clothing

10th to 15th century clothing. Medival fashion.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Robes. – Planche 2.

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Medieval clothing in France. 11th to 13th c..

Cotte hardie. French medieval dress. Middle ages woman clothing. Form of a Sleeve in the 12th century.

Fig. 175, 176. French women`s dress, 12th century. Form of a Sleeve in the 12th century

Medieval clothing in France. 11th to 13th century.

In France, as in Germany, the dress of the eleventh century was a development from the fashions of previous periods, though here the change was accomplished more quickly. This was already so evident at the opening of the thirteenth century that from that time onward French fashions became the standard for the upper classes among all the peoples of Central Europe. Continue reading

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

French lady costume. Time of King Charles VIII

French lady costume. King Charles VIII. Renaissance costumes. Medieval clothing.

French lady costume at the time King Charles VIII

French lady at the time King Charles VIII., 15th century.

Late gothic, renaissance fashion era.
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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.

Court Dress Germany in 1450. Burgundian fashion 15th century

German medieval period dresses. Men`s and Women`s clothing of the 15th century.

Court Dress, Germany 1450

Court Dress, Germany 1450, Burgundian fashion 15th century.

Fashion of nobility in 1450 in Germany of the late Middle Ages. The woman with a high Hennin and veil. The over robe (Surkot) is made of heavy damask, gold interwoven, with train, the hem of the dress is decorated with ornaments. The sleeves lengthwise slit. She wears a belt and pointed shoes. The emphasis on fashion, the cut of the clothes (Cotte and Muodor), cleavage is, in contrast to the medieval fashion is very physical, in the prominence of the female figure.
The man is wearing a skirt girded (Schecke, front opening dress), with high collar. The shoulders are padded. At the collar bells attached. The sleeves are short, stands out among the wide linen shirt. It is in the style of the Mi-parti held, a specialty of the Burgundian fashion. It was the garment consists of two halves influenced both by different colors of the color complex symbolism of the Middle Ages, or even by different types of interface. For instance, a long sleeve, the other short, as in this picture, where the left sleeve is ripped up and the linen shirt, with wide-cut sleeves, stands out. He wears a two-colored leggings, which are attached by cords to the skirt. With one leg up over the knee extends, the other end already under her skirt. He wears his hair long with a diadem adorned with a feather.

German citizens. 15th century costumes.

15th century costumes. Middle Ages Dresses. Renaissance clothing.

German citizens 1450

Clothing of German citizens during the Reformation. Late Gothic dresses. German early Renaissance in 1450.

The man is wearing an overcoat, known in Italy as Zimarra in Germany as Schecke, french pour point. This coat came in different lengths. Among the most distinguished citizens, he reached down to the ankles. Characteristic are the large openings of the sleeves, sometimes up to 50 cm in length, which were often decorated with fur. The time had two tendencies in the fashion of the clothes. Either certain parts of the body with the type of cut were emphasized or it has been revealed. In this example, the shoulders of the man highlighted what gives it a decent look. This is emphasized further by wearing a beard. The upper portion of the skirt is richly decorated, the section tapering upward, resulting in an increase in the upper part of the body with it, culminating in a high collar. Ending with sumptuous folds down and wide open spaces, above the knees. Small embellishments on the collar, and sometimes the shoes emphasize the dignity of the citizen. Popular were big, heavy gold chains. On his head he wears a beret is adorned houppelande. In the houppelande, a relic of the late Middle Ages, is an arc cut cloth rag in the Middle Ages adorned the hems of the garments. The overall picture in his hand closes the worn, decorative gloves off.

The woman is wearing the robe hanging, the Gamurra, or cotta, with a train made of heavy fabric. The head is shaved, and above the sella, a less conspicuous form of two-horned hennin, with a long veil that covered her hair and identifies them as a married woman. Young unmarried girls decorate their hair with undisguised beads or garlands.
The plain cotta or Gamurra was round cut and consisted of long, lush ornamental sleeves, which were usually sewn only slightly and were replaced by it. In addition it carries the elegant Cioppa with ornate hem in bright, clear colors. The Cioppa is worn belted high, with long sleeves and trim is made of a train.

German Citizens in Gothic fashion. 15th century costumes.

15th century costumes. German Medieval clothing. Gothic fashion. German citizens dresses.

German Citizens, 1480

German Citizens in 1480. Gothic fashion period, 15th century.

The man is dressed in the typical dandy fashion, late Gothic dress. He wears a beret with a large feather, a pleated shirt with sash provided, plus a close-fitting trousers (Miparti), belted at the waist. Toed shoes, Poulines,  with a long narrow tip. Over his shoulder he wears a coat that is held together on the right shoulder.
Her headdress is a heart-shaped Hennin with veil. The dress is close fitting top with deep front and back clipping. It is belted at the waist. Through the length of it is worn gathered