French lady at the time King Charles VIII., 15th century.
Late gothic, renaissance fashion era.
The influence of the Crusaders in the 13th to 14th century to the French clothing.
1270 to 1350
Severity of feminine costume – Long gowns and gimps – Marguerite of Provence – “Fermaux” – Reappearance of splendor in dress – Eastern customs – The priests of fashion – Haberdashery and peacock-feathers – Female embroiderers – Taste for embroidery – Continual temptations – Earliest sumptuary laws – Furs – St. Louis’s opinion on dress – Prohibitions by Philippe le Bel; speech made by his wife – Crépine. Continue reading
14th century clothing of German and English Nobility
12th and 13th century clothing: Crusaders, Outremer
Costumes of the 12th century. Monastic, Nobility, Citizens, Knights.
Fashion during the middle ages. Byzantine, Gothic, Burgundy costume era.
Medieval room interior, 15th century.
The Limerick Mitre.
Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages by Henry Shaw
Pyrrhus Receiving the Honor of Knighthood
BEASONS of considerable force are adduced by M. Jubinal, in his splendid work on Early Tapestries, for believing that the Tapestry from which the accompanying plate is taken, was made in the earlier part of the fifteenth century.