Gallic period—Woad, or the pastel — Tunics and boulgètes — “Mavors” and “Palla” — Cleanliness of the Gallic women — The froth of beer or kourou — The women of Marseilles; their marriage-portions — Gallo-Roman period — The Roman garment — The stola — Refinement of elegance — Extravagant luxury of women — Artificial aids — A vestiaire or wardrobe-room of the period — Shoes — Jewels and ornaments — The amber and crystal ball — Influence of the barbarians.
Merovingian queen costume from the fifth to the eighth century.
Young Gallic Woman 5th to 7th century.
A leader of the Franks. Salian Frankish 5th century
Byzantine empire costumes, 300-700 A.D. Description: 1. Theodosius I also known as Theodosius the Great (Latin. Theodosius Magnus) Emperor of the Roman Empire in the east, in the 379th. 2.… Read More
The Nobility. State Costume — Men 6th, 7th and 8th Centuries. Goldsmiths’ Work. Costume of the Middle Classes Men. Lower Classes. The Glove. Costume of the Nobility Women. Jewellery of the Franks.
Medieval clothes in 5th to 10th Century.
Clothes on Byzantine imperial court. Empress Theodora and Entourage. Emperor Justinian.
Clothing of the early Christians and Arabs in the Middle East from the 4th to the 6th century.
Ancient warriors. Life-size figures in full armor and equipment. Carl Gimbel Collection.