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.
13th century clothing of Citizen, Knight, Aristocrats, the Knights Templar. Middle ages gothic period costumes. Upper half of the picture: German Lord. German court ladies, aristocrats. German Knight family. Lower… Read More
Alba linen. Munich, Bavarian National Museum. 13th Century. Embroidered inserts applied. Associated with: The Rise of Monachism. Monastic costumes history. Coronation Robes of the German Emperors The Ancient Greek… Read More
Halberstadt Cathedral Museum, dalmatic of controversial origin. German, English or Oriental. 13th Century. Design with deer and centaurs. Photography around 1900-1940. Dalmatic, a long robe with wide but short sleeves… Read More
The albe (from Latin alba: the white) is a product derived from the ancient tunic, ankle-length gown of white or natural linen today. With reference to the old church and… Read More
Woman from Siena, wearing a horned shaped hennin. Italy 13th century.
Italian noblewoman. Burgundy fashion era. Medieval 13th century clothing. Here hair is confined by a net called a crespine or crespinette. She wears a headwear, the white colored barbette with veil (Still seen on… Read More
Earliest times of the Carolingian period — Variety of costume in the provinces — Fashions in the Duchy of France — French taste dating from the eleventh century — Luxury increases with each generation — The dominical —The “bliaud” — Canes of apple-wood — Women in the twelfth century — Headdresses — “Afiche” — Serpent-tails — Pelisses — The thirteenth century — “Greves” and veils are in fashion — The “couvre-chef” in the fourteenth century — The skirt, or “cotte-hardie,” surcoat, or overall, or overskirt, cape, trained skirt, and “gauze” — Accessories — Emblazoned gowns — Various kinds of stuffs.
Middle Ages fashion history in Germany. Dress of the citizen, peasants and nobility.