Spanish clothing fashion of the late Renaissance and Spanish Baroque in the period between about 1550 and the Thirty Years War around 1620.
Time of the late Renaissance, the Thirty Years War, marked by the Counter-Reformation, with the associated dominance of the Spanish Baroque. Beret, cutlasses, buckled shoes, crinoline (Verdugado), ruff, gold and silver brocade.
Official costume of a Swiss judge or lawyers in the Baroque period 17th century. The man is dressed in a justaucorps (Souquenille), a waistcoat, Rhinegraves pants (vaste rhingrave), buckled shoes, the Spanish… Read More
Switzerland bridesmaid 17th century. Swiss suit or traditional costume of a bridesmaid in the Baroque period 1680.
Netherlands Baroque costumes.
“Le petit Menteur” (The Little Liar) by Jean Augustin Patour. A Couple with a Gypsy woman published in Paris, 1760. Costumes of the first third of the 17th century.
Toadstone Amulet protecting new-born children and their mothers from the power of the fairies. Purse of Rob Roy, Helen Macgregor`s Brooch. Abbotsford, the personal relics and antiquarian treasures of Sir Walter Scott.
German mercenaries. Historical clothing around 1620.
Madame de Maintenon 1635-1719. French Baroque period. Françoise d’Aubigné, marquise de Maintenon, briefly called Madame de Maintenon was the last mistress and in morganatic marriage, the second wife of Louis XIV of… Read More
Ninon de L’Enclos was a French liberal and educated intellectual, feminist, writer (La coquette vengée “The Flirt Avenged”) and lover of many also famous contemporaries. She was one of the outstanding women of the ancien regime, the participation in their Jours was a great society honor.