14th century clothing of German and English Nobility
Middle ages gothic costumes
Upper half of the picture: German castle residents. Noble lady and knight in hunting dress. German nobleman and citizen.
Lower half of the picture: English Duchess with court ladies. English Lord with Page and nobleman.
Burgundian nobleman in the 15th century. Medieval fashion. The main feature is the sleeveless Surcoat over a loose shirt. As headgear he wears a flat beret. On the legs tight stockings, knee high boots and riding spurs. Late Gothic period.
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
German Gothic Fashion. Citizens in 1440, 15th century.
He wears the typical late-Gothic turban, girded with top rock and closed sandals. The woman has a Wide sleaved robe, two times the skirt, the upper has a trail. The petticoat reaches almost to the ground. The colors in that era were yellow and red. These represented some of the reformation time equivalent. This means that the materials were cheaper and coarser. What the general impoverishment in the German lands to carry back is due to the Hussites wars.
German Renaissance Costumes in 1550. German citizen fashion in the 16th century.
The man is wearing a beret, a sleeveless Schaube with wide collar (also called Zamora or Jerkin). Including a broad doublet reaching to the knees. A shirt with a small collar. These tights and cowmule shoes.
The woman is wearing a beret adorned with feathers on his head. A tight top with a square neckline and puffed sleeves slit. To a pleated, floor length skirt under an equally colorful petticoat worn.
The fashion is inspired by the mercenaries. The whole appearance of the people expressed a dignified bearing.