The great love of the Saxons for display in dress and ornament led to a very, remarkable development of artistic skill in fashioning and decorating articles of jewelry, which were worn by men in greater profusion than by women.
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.
Byzantine. Greek, Latin clergy. Ascetics and monks. The blessing of the Greeks and the Latins. The Emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire and the officers of his retinue. The Roman Consul. The patrician. Secular and ecclesiastical instruments.
Gallic Headdresses. Merovingian fashion era. Part XII. – GAUL Plate 7.
Gallic fabrics and embroideries. Gaul Plate 8.
Gallic Footwear. Gaul Plate 9.
Fashionable Gallic women. Gauls, Merovingian costume history. GAUL Plate 1.
Gallic cloaks. GAUL Plate 4.