The princess wears a one-piece, front buttoned dress Cotehardie called, with long tight sleeves and wide neckline (front and rear). Buttons presented at that time a novelty, instead of the lateral lacing allowed a figure-hugging dresses section.
Reigns of John II and of Charles V. 1350 to 1380. The fourteenth and fifteenth centuries – Low dresses – Garnaches and garde-corps. Precious stones. Splendid furniture.
Carolingian, Capetian period. Variety of costume. Women in the twelfth century. Emblazoned gowns. The bliaud. Pelisses. The cotte-hardie.