“The Madeleine.” By May Ashe Robertson. From the Tapestry “The Apparition of Christ to the Madeleine” at the the Louvre, Paris. Drawn by May Ashe Robertson.
Medieval Burgundy aristocracy costume in 15th century. Renaissance fashion period Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
German patrician woman in Gothic costume. Burgundy fashion. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
During the reign of Henry VI. a reticulated headdress of a different shape was worn. It was in favour in France from about 1410 onwards. Headdresses of the 15th century.
Mrs. Kendal, Miss Ellen Terry and Mr. Tree in ” The merry wives of Windsor,” by John Collier. The Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy by William Shakespeare from 1597. The… Read More
Drawings by Averil Mary Burleigh (1883-1949) ” A Stately Measure, His Majesty and The Festival.”
Here a courtly fantasy scene of the Middle Ages, 14-15th century is shown. The clothing shows the fitting design of Gothic and is based on the trend-setting, Burgundian court wealth… Read More
Henry VI, (1421 – 1471) was the last king of England from the house Lancaster. The house Lancaster is a side line of the House Plantagenet and an English royal dynasty.
Three of the figures here represented are taken from the magnificent manuscript of the Romance of the Rose
Christine de Pizan presenting her manuscript against the Roman de la Rose to Queen Isabeau of Bavaria, France c. 1410 – c. 1414.