Selections of the ancient costume of Great Britain and Ireland from the seventh to the sixteenth century, by Charles Hamilton Smith
The Castel del Monte is a building from the time of the Hohenstaufen Emperor Frederick II (1194-1250) in Apulia in south-eastern Italy.
The Louvre and the Tuileries, were once central residences of the French monarchies
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THERE is but one Westminster. No cathedral can evoke as many historical memories as Westminster.
History of Costume. MIDDLE AGES. MIDDLE CLASS. 1000 A.D – 1300 A.D.
The Hagia Sophia, former Byzantine monastic church in Trabzon. Byzantine Art, History and Architecture.
The history of the Cathedral of Notre Dame, one of the most ancient edifices in Paris.
German knight in chain mail, sword and shield. Knight’s son in tabard over armour and sword. Noble lady in cotte.
German Gothic Fashion. Noble ladies in the cotehardie. Prince in the houppelande. On the history of costumes.
This period from 1300 to 1500 was full of the eccentricities of extreme fashion.