Taste in dress becomes purer – Heart-shaped head-covering, the “cornette,” and the “hennin ” in the reign of Charles VI – Husbands complain – Preachers denounce – Thomas Connecte declaims against the diabolic invention – Brother Richard tries to reform it – The “hennin” gains the victory – Costume of Jeanne de Bourbon – “Escoffion” – An absurd figure – Gravouère – Isabeau de Bavière – Gorgiasetès – Tripes – Splendour of the court – Agnes Sorel – “Coiffe adournée”; diamonds; the carcan – Walkingsticks.
German Citizens 1440. They represent the reformation time. This means that the materials were cheaper and coarser.
Burgundy fashion 15th century. France nobility, 1480. Figure of the Burgundy fashion. The Burgundy fashion lasted throughout the 15th century until the fall of the country as a result of the Burgundy… Read More
The woman wears a tight-fitting bodice, furthermore the pleated Chiopa with wide cap sleeves.
Renaissance Fashion. Women`s Costume of German Nobility, 1450, 15th Century. The left figure shows an unmarried woman, which is characterized by their uncovered hair. Her long hair is braided in… Read More
Knight in armor and noble wife in Germany 1450. Burgundy fashion era, Late Middle Ages. Gothic 15th century clothing . Source: Münchener Bilderbogen