Category: 14th Century

Fashion and Costumes during the 14th century.

Page of the French court of Charles V, 1380. Gothic costume period.

Page of the French court of Charles V. Medieval Burgundian fashion. Middle ages court dress. Goth costume

Page of the French court of Charles V, 1380. Burgundy Gothic costume period. Original title: “Page Regne de Charles V d’apres Willemin 1380” Nicolas Willemin Xavier (1763-1833) was a French writer… Read More

Reign of Philip III and Louis VIII. The influence of the Crusaders.

Jerusalem, Crusade, Crusader, middle ages

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.

14th century clothing in Italy. Second half of the XIV century.

Medieval Italian 14th century clothing

14th century clothing in Italy. Second half of the XIV century. Middle ages Burgundian fashion (Hennin, Escoffion, Surcoat, Cotehardie, Cotta). Upper half of the picture:  Admiral of Venice and noble squire.… Read More