THE Goldsmiths of the middle ages appear to have especially delighted in the construction of quaint decorations for the table.
Transport wagons, coaches and carriages in 16th and 17th century Europe. Coaches in France. Continental carriages in the 13th and 14th century.
QUEEN ELIZABETH’S BUSKINS. Tudor era
Henri de Lorraine, duc de Guise. The Assassination of Henri of de Guise. France 16th century. Reign of Henri II. Renaissance.
Tudor England clothing 1550 to 1580. Renaissance era.
Opposition to the laws of King Henri III. on dress — The wife of President N .— How both sexes evaded the edicts – Gowns from Milan — Mixture of masculine and feminine fashions —Rage for perfumes — Recognition of rank is demanded — Costumes worn at Cognac by Marguerite de Valois in presence of the Polish, ambassadors, and her costume at Blois — Brantôme’s opinion — Pointed bodices, puffed out sleeves, and “bourrelets” — Remarks on hair — Ridiculous dress of men — Poucet, the preacher — Satirical lines on Joyeuse — Witty remark of Pierre de I’Estoile — Starch used by Henri III. — Cushions.
Lady of the French Court in Spanish fashion. Reign of Charles IX 1579. “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor… Read More
Joanna Grand Duchess of Florence, born Archduchess of Austria, 1547-1578. Italian renaissance costume. Early baroque period. The Spanish fashion was the fashion of the late renaissance and Spanish baroque, the period… Read More
Venice, fashion during the Italian renaissance, 16th century. Source: Giacomo Franco (1550-1620). Habiti d’huomeni et donne venetiane: con la processione della serma. Signoria et altri particolari cioè trionfi feste et cerimonie… Read More
German Townspeople in 1580. Renaissance costumes 16th century.