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
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Dalmatic, a long robe with wide but short sleeves that was worn especially in the Middle Ages in Dalmatia instead of the Roman Tunica.
Traditionally worn by Catholic priests as liturgical undergarment under the chasuble.
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. 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.