This costume belongs to the close of the fifteenth century, and is one of the most elegant of this epoch.
A noble French lady, is decked the sugar-loaf (hennin) head-dress so commonly adopted during all of the 15th century.
The costume of the ladies, in particular, was there extremely light and graceful. Our plate represents two ladies of Siena, in the costume of the beginning of the fourteenth century.
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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.
Historical costumes designed and engraved by Paul Mercuri
L’ÉCLAT de la chevalerie commença à s’obscurcir dans le XIVe siècle, et s’éclipsa entièrement vers la fin du XVe.
Tournament leaders. Jousting Knights. From the King René manuscript
Challenge of the Tournament. Chivalrous scene at the court of King René. Costumes of the 15th century. Costumes du 15ème siècle. Le bon Roi René, René Ier d’Anjou ou Renatus d’Anjou de 1409 à 1480.
Jeu de Paume (French for “play with the palm”) was a forerunner of tennis, the game is already occupied in the Middle Ages in cloisters.