France. Civilian clothing 1485-1510. Men’s and women’s hairstyle. Between 1470 and 1475 the high pointed hoods (Hennin) disappear.
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Italy. The fashion at the beginning of the XVI century. Female costumes. According to local traditions and social status. The balzo. Early Renaissance.
The representations on this panel are taken from Upper Egyptian wall paintings. War dresses. Headgear and various costumes. The pharaoh in the fight. The war chariot. Vultures and sparrowhawks were the symbol of supreme power.
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The headgear of the ancient Egyptians. The colour of the dresses. Wigs, Hairstyles, Make-up. The care of the hair. Transparent garments.
Civil dress in Europe at the end of the late 15th century. Female and male hairstyles and headgear. Costume history of the Middle Ages. The time of Louis XII of France.
Fashion of the Italian Renaissance. Marriage of Boccaccio Adirmari with Lisa Ricasoli in 1420. Groom with the chaperon. Interior of the cell of the Dominican Savonarol
The Phrygian cap. Armenian tiara. The weapons of the Parthians. The costumes of Persia. Armenian. Pearl embroidered mitre. Anaxyrides. Amazons. The mitre and crown. Furniture.
These bonnet and cap-like headpieces all originate from Old Russia and are peculiar to the Russian slaves. The specimens shown here come from the governorates of Novgorod, Kaluga, Tver and Kursk.
Tuscan and Venetian Ladies 1460-80. Unpublished paintings from the Libraries of Trieste, Venice etc.
GREECE. ANTIQUE HAIR AND HEADGEAR. The women of Greek antiquity knew how to achieve a great variety in the arrangement of their hair. Veils of light or precious fabric, ribbons of various colours, flowers and fragrant ointments were often used in artistic hairstyles.