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Medieval gothic era. The clothes in the Middle Ages reflected the place of the person dressed in the medieval estate system of Christian Europe again. The color choice was a distinguishing factor between the estates. In the Gothic clothing became increasingly elaborate. The fashions of the early, high and late Gothic differ very much from each other. At the beginning of the early Gothic in the 13th century, the male fashion of female approaches sharply. Both sexes have long outerwear in the form of a so-called Cotte. It predominates initially seem a little form-fitting fashion, showing essentially towering, slim body – a common ground with the gothic architecture.

Blanche of Navarre. Queen of France in 1350.

Blanche of Navarre. Queen of France. Middle ages gothic costume. Burgundy fashion era.

Blanche of Navarre. Queen of France in 1350.

Blanche of Navarre (1331-1398).

French medieval gothic, burgundian fashion era.  Continue reading

Young noblewoman of the Orsini in the reign of Charles VI, 1420.

Roman noble family of the Orsini. Burgundian Fashion. Middle ages goth costume. Ceremonial robes.

Young noblewoman in 1420

Young noblewoman of the Orsini in the reign of Charles VI, 1420.

Young noblewoman from the old Roman noble family of the Orsini. The Orsini is a widespread Roman noble family descended from the Roman family of the Bobonen 1100-1900 and had been instrumental in the Italian history. From the Orsini family were three popes, many cardinals and other high dignitaries of the Church as well as secular princes.

“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

Princess according to the times of Anne De Bretagne, 1420

Anne De Bretagne, 15th century, ceremonial robes, middle ages,costume, fashion, medieval clothing.

Princess according to the times of Anne De Bretagne, 1420

Princess according to the times of Anne De Bretagne, 1420

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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

German fashion in the 15th century. Men’s Dress.

German fashion. Men's Dress. Costume History 15th century

German fashion in the XV. century

German fashion in the 15th century.

Upper half of the image on the left: Lower Rhine Costume (1400).
Right: Philip of Ingelheim (1431), Martin of Seinsheim (1434 Gentlewoman in the costume from the year 1410.
Lower half of the image on the left: Woman costume mid 1400s. Citizens of the city of Ravensburg 1429. Knight of Stettenberg 1428. Right: Fashion from the years around 1450.

Gallery: “On the history of costumes”. Münchener Bilderbogen (Munich pictures sheets). Published by Braun & Schneider, Munich c.1858 -1898s.

Men’s Dress.

Men’s dress at the beginning of the fifteenth century was in all essentials similar to that which they had worn at the end of the previous century, but the character of the separate items had undergone considerable change owing to incongruous combinations and degenerations in shape.

An Austrian chronicler of this period says: ” Every one dressed as he pleased. Some wore coats made of two kinds of material. Some had the left sleeve much wider than the right — wider even than the length of the whole coat — while others wore sleeves of equal width.

German Men dress 15th century. Burgundy Costume. Medieval gothic dress.

Fig. 218. German Men`s dress of the first half of the fifteenth century

Some again embroidered the left sleeve in various ways, with ribbons of all colors or with silver bugles threaded on silk strings. Some wore on the breast a kerchief of various colors embroidered with letters in silver and silk. Still others wore pictures on the left breast. Some had their clothes made so long that they could not dress or undress without assistance, or without undoing a multitude of small buttons dispersed all over the sleeve, the breast, and the abdomen.

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Jean de Montaigne, Reign of Charles VI. 1408

Baron Jean de Montaigne. 15th century costume. Burgundian fashion. Medieval nobility clothing.

Baron Jean de Montaigne 1408

Jean de Montaigne, Reign of Charles VI. 1408.

(Gothic, Burgundy fashion era)
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Page of the French court of Charles V, 1380. Gothic costume period.

Page of the French court of Charles V. Medieval Burgundian fashion. Middle ages court dress. Goth costume

Page of the French court of Charles V, 1380.

Page of the French court of Charles V, 1380. Burgundy Gothic costume period.

Original title: “Page Regne de Charles V d’apres Willemin 1380”

Nicolas Willemin Xavier (1763-1833) was a French writer and antiquarian. Born in 1763 in Nancy, he came to Paris in the workshop of the engraver Lagrenée. He showed early a keen interest in antiques and became in 1821 a member of the Society of the antiquarians. His work includes particularly archaeological and historical topics. For further research, he made ​​extensive travel to libraries throughout France.

“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

Women from around Paris, reign of Charles VII., 1443.

Parisienne costume. Medieval fashion. Gothic costume. 15th century fashion.

Women from around Paris in 1443

Women from around Paris, reign of Charles VII., 1443.

French 15th century fashion, end of gothic, burgundian costume period.

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Medieval nobilty fashion in 1450, 15th century.

Medieval nobilty costumes. Gothic fashion. Middle ages clothing. Burgundian costumes.

Fashion in the first half of the 15th century

Costume and fashion in 1450, 15th century.

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French ceremonial robes in the reign of Charles V, 1364.

French medieval clothing. Burgundian Fashion. Middle ages costume. Ceremonial robes. Goth clothing

Court dresses in 14th century

French ceremonial robes in the reign of Charles V, 1364.

Burgundian Fashion. 14th century costumes. Continue reading

Scottish woman costume 14th century.

Medieval Scottish woman costume 14th century clothing. Scottish national costumes. Scottish Kilt.

Scottish woman costume XIV Century

Medieval Scottish woman costume 14th Century.

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