Category: 1520

16th century fashion. Renaissance fashion era.

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

Literature

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German lansquenets. Piper, Drummers, Waibel, Captain and Lieutenant.

German, lansquenets, Military, Renaissance, costumes,

The Lansquenets were armed with spears or batons, dressed in the beginning according to the purpose, colorful but flexible and tight, later with the degeneration of the customs highly pompous, so that the clergy appeared from the pulpit against the “trouser devil”.

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)