Persian tunic. 12th c. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
Origin of the Teutonic Order of Knighthood — Its development — Siege of Acre — The Order nurses the sick — The dress of the Knights — The rale — The officers and constitution — The Order of Christ
Foundation of the Order of the Temple — St. Bernard aids the Order—Constitution of the Order — St. Bernard’s account of the Templars — The Christian power in the East weakened — The Second Crusade — The siege of Damascus — Letter of a Knight Templar — Exploits of the Templars in Palestine
Chasuble, Mitre, and Stole of St. Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury (1117-1170); preserved in the Cathedral of Sens. Cloth and Embroidery of the Twelfth Century. Associated with: The life of… Read More
On the armor or corslet he wears a surcoat. Hauberk, boiler cap, leg braces, knee tile, almond-shaped shield.
Byzantine Dalmatic, Ecclesiastical Costume Byzantine Dalmatic, said to have belonged to Leo III., but probably dating from the Twelfth Century, preserved in the Treasury of St. Peter’s at Rome. Upon… Read More
Earliest times of the Carolingian period. Variety of costume. Women in the twelfth century. Emblazoned gowns. The bliaud. Pelisses. The cotte-hardie.
Middle Ages fashion history in Germany. Dress of the citizen, peasants and nobility.