German court costumes c. 1430. Fashion of wearing bells in this manner originated in Germany, and was one of the many fanciful details introduced at the time of Anne of Bohemia’s marriage in 1383.
DURING near three centuries, scarcely any single literary production enjoyed so great a popularity as the French poem called the Roman de la Rose.
A doctor of rights. Women’s costumes. A princely gathering. At that time, people looked less at wealth than at the number of costumes.
War costumes of the Middle ages. France 12th, 13th and 14th centuries. Weapons from the 12th to 15th centuries. Armor, weapons, flags, banners, standards.
Female religious habit at the end of the eighteenth century. Nuns who live according to the Rule of St. Augustine, St. Dominic, St. Benedict and of Saint Angela Merici.
Costumes historiques des XIIIe, XIVe et XVe siècles. Gondole Vénitienne. The Venetian gondola and gondolier in the 15th century.
The Shahnameh is the longest epic poem in the world written by a single poet. It is considered as a literary masterpiece.
In the days of the Capetian Kings. Odette de Champdivers called La Petite Reine, was mistress of the mad French king Charles VI.
Head-dress, Clasp for a Cloak, Rosary and Alms-box, from a painting by Van Eyck
AN ENGLISH LADY. Late medieval, Renaissance, Tudor, Burgundy