Headdresses 15th century. The Reticulated Headdress (Latin, Reticulum = a net). At the hall door take off thy hood and gloves. Observe in Curtseie to take A rule of decent… Read More
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
Drawings by Averil Mary Burleigh (1883-1949) ” A Stately Measure, His Majesty and The Festival.”
Here a courtly fantasy scene of the Middle Ages, 14-15th century is shown. The clothing shows the fitting design of Gothic and is based on the trend-setting, Burgundian court wealth… Read More
King Henry VI. 1421-1471 and his court. Henry VI, (1421 – 1471) was the last king of England from the house Lancaster (from 1422 to 1461 and from 1470 to 1471). The… Read More
Three of the figures here represented are taken from the magnificent manuscript of the Romance of the Rose
Christine de Pizan presenting her manuscript against the Roman de la Rose to Queen Isabeau of Bavaria, France c. 1410 – c. 1414.
Duchesses and bourgeoises under Louis XI. – “La grand gorre,“ or sumptuosity – The “troussoire” – Allegorical and moral costumes – Trains – Head-dresses —”Collets rebrassés ” – Wigs and false hair — Some results of the war in Italy – Italian fashions — “Sollerets” and slippers – Gorgets – Garters – Jean Marot writes against novelties – Anne of Brittany – Pins – Menot “the golden-tongued” – A Parisian in the time of Louis XII. – Coat à I’ltalienne – Manufacture of stuffs.
Middle ages trinkets design. 12th to 15th century fashion history. L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Colifichets. – Planche 12.
Middle ages shoe design. 10th to 15th century fashion history. L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Chaussures. – Planche 11.