Although the portraits represent the most illustrious occupants of the Imperial throne, they have not been chosen mainly for that reason, but because in every case the person represented is wearing interesting examples of jewellery.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
Renaissance Helmet of Alfonso Piccololomini di Firenze.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Henry IV at the Battle of Ivry. King Henry IV indicating its white plume at the Battle of Ivry on March 14, 1590. “Stand with my white plume”. Henri IV… Read More
Portraits of Antoine de Saint-Chamand, lord of Mery, an unknown lady and Henri IV before 1600.
Clothing of travelling merchants at the time of Henry IV of France. Marchand of the Brushes. Tinker.
An English Gentleman costume in 1590. Tudor fashion era. Renaissance 16th century.
Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1590 to 1614. French fashion history of the Renaissance and Baroque era. Vertugadins. Dress of Marguerite de France. Low-cut bodices. Spanish court dress.
Court dresses at the time of Charles IX, Henry III and Henry IV at the end of the 16th century.
German costumes 16th century Top row left: Woman from Rostock. Councilor and wife from Wismar in 1590. Man from Dithmarschen. Right: Men and women in the costumes of Pomerania. Bottom… Read More
16th and 17th century costumes. Dutch, Bohemia, Spain, England, France, Poland.