Arms of the Holy-Empire. German Landsknechte 16th century. These two pieces are drawn from the remarkable volume called the Arms of the Holy-Empire, which was published at Frankfurt on the… Read More
German Costume and Heraldic Art, 16th century.
Dutch Renaissance costumes. State-entry of Emperor Charles V. 36. Johan van Bronckhorst, council of Nijmegen. 37. Hendrik van Stepraedt, Lord of Doddendaal and Indoornick. 38. Lord Lijfhard van Ooy, council… Read More
Fashions under Henry II. — The ruff — A satirical print of the time —Catherine de Médicis eats soup — The Italian taste — Regulations for dress — Crimson — Who shall wear silk? — Lines on velvet, by Ronsard — Rotond — ” Collet monté ” — Spring-water — Style of gowns and head-dresses — Wired sleeves — Girdles — Caps, bonnets, and hoods — The ” touret de nez ” — The ” coffin à roupies ” — Shoes — A quotation from Rabelais.
The court of Francis I. Increase of love of dress. La Belle Ferroniere. Artistic head-dresses. The Vertugadin. Contenances. Marguerite de Navarre. The fashions of the day, by Rabelais.