The two figures shown here represent several new varieties of Byzantine costume.
Byzantine costume was the dress of the world after the fall of Rome.
History of Costume. Byzantium. 400 – 1100 AD. Costumes of the Eastern Roman emperor and empress.
The Byzantine style of art. The Romanesque style. Marble mosaic work. Examples of flowing foliage. Ornamental forms of ancient Persepolis. Ornamentation of the Middle Ages.
Gallic Headdresses. Merovingian fashion era. Part XII. – GAUL Plate 7.
Gallic fabrics and embroideries. Gaul Plate 8.
Fashionable Gallic women. Gauls, Merovingian costume history. GAUL Plate 1.
The Saxons commenced their conquests during the fifth century, but it was not until the year 720 that the earliest MS. preserved to us saw the light.
British costume. The Britons. The druidical robe. The druidical cloak. Civil dress. The Sagum.
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