Claude de Silly, marshal of the Emperor. Barbesaen, quartermaster of the Emperor. Hans van Loenen, quartermaster. Gracianus Gomez de Villa Nova, quartermaster.
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.
German nobleman in early 16th century fashion. Renaissance costume period Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
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)
16th century tudor shoe. Renaissance fashion period. PLATE IX. FROM its appearance this shoe must be a very old one, but the date and name of its wearer cannot be discovered.… Read More
This shoe was worn with a large buckle, has an immense heel and pointed toe. It dates about the time of Queen Elizabeth
This shoe is supposed to have belonged to the beautiful and unfortunate Mary Stuart Queen of Scots England Tudor fashion era 16th century.
Mrs. Kendal, Miss Ellen Terry and Mr. Tree in ” The merry wives of Windsor,” by John Collier. The Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy by William Shakespeare from 1597. The… Read More
Portrait of Lavinia Biglia by Juan Pantoja de la Cruz. Portrait of a lady of the Pallavicini family. From the painting by Juan Pantoja de la Cruz 1553-1608. Elizabethan court dress. Queen… Read More
The wars of religion — The fashions of Italy are brought across the Alps, and are welcomed in France — Effects of the expeditions into Italy — Articles from Venice and Genoa are very fashionable — A cloud of sugar-plums, and a shower of scents — Effeminate style of dress — Charles IX. and his Edicts against extravagant display — Fashion rebels against sumptuary laws — Women of high rank, bourgeoises, widows, and spinsters — Wedding dresses — Observations of a Venetian ambassador — “Corps piqué” — Drawers—Pain — Cosmetics — Breast mirrors, girdle mirrors — Court dresses — “Arcelets.”
Lady Jane Grey declining the english crown by Robert Smirke. Lady Jane Grey (c.1536 – 1554) was an English noblewoman and the de facto Queen of England for nine days. She… Read More
The earliest queens of fashion — Mary Stuart’s costumes; her jewels — Description of bodices and sleeves of that period — Crosses — The “loup” or small mask — Coiffure “en raquette” — An anecdote concerning high heels — Regulations respecting fashion — Remark of a lady of our own day on distinctions in dress — Exordium of the Edict of July 12, 1549 — Maximum of marriage portions — The first knitted silk stockings.