The cotehardie has adopted its main characteristics from the houppelande. The doublet or gipon. Fashion history. Burgundy 15th century.
French school, second half of the 15th century.
Portrait of Margaret of York (1446 – 1503), wife of Charles the Bold. The lady with the hennin.
A doctor of rights. Women’s costumes. A princely gathering. At that time, people looked less at wealth than at the number of costumes.
In the days of the Capetian Kings. Odette de Champdivers called La Petite Reine, was mistress of the mad French king Charles VI.
AN ENGLISH LADY. Late medieval, Renaissance, Tudor, Burgundy
A FRENCH LADY OF RANK. 15th century.
COSTUME, in the west of Europe, during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, was not strikingly characteristic of difference of countries. When, however, we pass to the south, and enter the warm clime and free states of Italy, we find the dresses of all classes have an entirely different character.
Dutch noble woman in the 15th century. Dutch noble women in the Burgundian fashion of the 15th century. Source: Ons voorgeslacht in zijn dagelyksch leven geschilderd. Willem Jacobs Hofdijk. Haarlem… Read More
Attendant, French Lords costumes 1360 to 1365.
Éléonore de Portugal (~ 1436-1467). Impératrice du Saint-Empire romain germanique. La jeune fille qui relève le manteau de la princesse porte un petit voile bleu sur ses cheveux. La robe est rouge et laisse voir la chemise par des ouvertures aux épaules.