The history of monasticism reveals the fact that In every field of thought and activity this institution wrought good and evil.
THE WARTBURG lies on the north-western slope of the Thuringer Forest. Romantic castles and palaces as seen and described by famous writers
Garment of a German magistrate and knight at the beginning of the 16th century.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
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German knight in chain mail, sword and shield. Knight’s son in tabard over armour and sword. Noble lady in cotte.
Three complete sets of half-armour from the first half of the 17th century. They show the most essential characteristics of the armour worn
German Gothic Fashion. Noble ladies in the cotehardie. Prince in the houppelande. On the history of costumes.
Costume silhouettes of the sixteenth century changed rapidly with the introduction of the corset, the basquine, the hoop skirt, or vertugale.
The mi-parti, the wide bag sleeves, like the long jagged or cogged surplices are repeated here in the most varied applications and changes.
History of Costume. The chaperon, cote-hardie, houppelande, liripipe, poulaines. Fashion of the middle ages.
European Hand Firearms of the Sixteenth Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, by Herbert J. Jackson.