German Citizens 1440. They represent the reformation time. This means that the materials were cheaper and coarser.
The fifteenth century was an exaggeration of the modes of the fourteenth.
German patrician women. First third of the 16th century. Renaissance fashion history.
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The woman wears a tight-fitting bodice, furthermore the pleated Chiopa with wide cap sleeves.
French nobleman and noblewoman. Fashion of the late Renaissance and Spanish Baroque in the period between about 1550 and the Thirty Years War around 1620.
The famous painting, “La Toilette”, in 1742 by François Boucher shows an intimate scene from everyday life of the rococo in exceptional detail.
The princess wears a one-piece, front buttoned dress Cotehardie called, with long tight sleeves and wide neckline (front and rear). Buttons presented at that time a novelty, instead of the lateral lacing allowed a figure-hugging dresses section.
German soldiers during the time of the Renaissance and Reformation.
MODÈLS DU STYLE PARISIAN. Le Style Parisien. Tissages de soieries Coudurier, Fructus & Descher. Paris 1916.
COLS DE LINGERIE. MODÈLS du Le Style Parisien, 1916