German knight in chain mail, sword and shield. Knight’s son in tabard over armour and sword. Noble lady in cotte.
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Noble lady with superb head-dress, bordered with fleurs-de-lys, is worthy of the court of one of the most gallant of the French princes.
German Gothic Fashion. Noble ladies in the cotehardie. Prince in the houppelande. On the history of costumes.
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The mi-parti, the wide bag sleeves, like the long jagged or cogged surplices are repeated here in the most varied applications and changes.
This period from 1300 to 1500 was full of the eccentricities of extreme fashion.
Mughal gardens in Srinagar, Kashmir. Gardens of the Great Mughals by Constance Mary Villiers Stuart. Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh.
St. Catherine of Alexandria holding in her hands instruments of her punishment. On the right is St. Agnes, and a lamb, the emblem of her innocence and gentleness.
The great love of the Saxons for display in dress and ornament led to a very, remarkable development of artistic skill in fashioning and decorating articles of jewelry, which were worn by men in greater profusion than by women.
Constance of Castile (1354 – 24 March 1394) the second wife of John of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster with horned head-dress.
These oriental monastic and nun’s habit date back to the earliest times of Christianity.