The man and woman shown here are wearing typical ensembles of the Elizabethan era. The man is somewhat of a dandy. The woman is wearing a Spanish farthingale.
BEAUTIFUL horns of hammered and embossed bronze belonging to the Corporations of Canterbury and Dover.
The woman shown here might very well be the Queen herself. White and black were likewise popular and always appeared somewhere in the color scheme.
The Elizabethan era is probably regarded by many as the most dramatic and colorful period in the history of western dress.
Tudor period. English Renaissance. Explorer of noble rank. Woman of the upper classes. Elizabethan fashion history.
War armour from 1350 to about 1460, in the period of the Hundred Years War. The development of the Bascinet helmet of the knight’s armour in the Middle Ages
England Tudor. Elizabethan peasant costumes 1550-1620.
Costumes 1000 to 1300 A.D. The two men in this picture might very well be, from the manner in which they are dressed, members of Robin Hood’s band.
The cotehardie has adopted its main characteristics from the houppelande. The doublet or gipon. Fashion history. Burgundy 15th century.
England Tudor. Peasant clothing from 1500 to 1550, during the reign of Henry VIII. Renaissance 16th century. History of costume.