Tag Archives: Medieval costume

Medieval costume history. The period between the end of antiquity and the beginning of modern times about the 6th to the 15th century. It includes as superordinate, the Byzantine, Merovingian, Carolingian and Burgundian costume eras. Therein are the Gallic, Celtic, English-Saxon, Normans, Gothic, Romanesque included.

Accessoires of the 15th century

Accessoires, 15th century, middle ages, renaissance, fashion, history

Head-dress, Clasp for a Cloak, Rosary and Alms-box.

Accessoires of the 15th century

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The Garter. Orders of Knighthood.

Knighthood, Knight, chivalry, Garter, England, 14th century, Middle Ages, costume

Knight of the Order of the Garter. British order of chivalry.

A KNIGHT OF THE GARTER.

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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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An English lady in 15th century fashion. Tudor costume.

English Lady, 15th century, costume fashion, Tudor costume, middle ages, medieval fashion, court dressAN ENGLISH LADY.

Late medieval, Renaissance, Tudor, Burgundy

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A German Falconer in 13th century costume

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A German Falconer

A GERMAN FALCONER

Middle ages, 13th century

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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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English kings Henry I and King John. 12th century costumes.

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Henry I (c. 1068 – 1236) and king John (1167 – 1216).

English kings Henry I and King John.

initial letter, middle ages, decoration, Jenson, Pliny, manuscriptIN one of the Cottonian manuscripts (Julius, E. IV.), a brief metrical chronicle of the kings of England, which has been attributed to John Lidgate (1), and which was composed soon after the 10th Hen. VI., is illustrated by a series of singular and bold drawings of the monarchs whose reigns it commemorates. Two of these figures are given on the accompanying plate, which were intended to represent Henry the First and King John. The costume of King John is rather remarkable, particularly the high clogs which he has on his feet.

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Life on a castle. Ready to leave. 16th century.

CHATEAU, Breviary, Cardinal Grimani, 16th century, Miniature, middle ages, castle, life, costume, court, dress

VIE DU CHATEAU — DEPART POUR LA PROMENADE

Life on a castle. Ready to leave.

Chatelaine advances at the head of the procession. Mounted on a hatchet near by stands a page. On the right the lord dressed in green. Trumpet and bells lead the way. Miniature of the Breviary of Cardinal Grimani, attributed to Marciana Biblioteca of S.Marc, Venice. Fifteenth century.

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Proclamation of a tournament in the ages of chivalry.

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Proclamation of a tournament

PROCLAMATION OF A TOURNAMENT.

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The Society of La Calza, Venetia 14th century

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A Young Venetian. Italy 14th century.

A YOUNG VENETIAN OF THE SOCIETY DE LA CALZA.

Middle Ages, Early Renaissance era.
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English musicians in 14th century costumes.

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English musicians in 14th century

ENGLISH MUSICIANS. REIGN OF EDWARD III (1312-1377).

Anjou-Plantagenêt ruling dynasty.

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