Marie de Hainaut (1280 – 1354). French medieval fashion. 14th century nobility. Marie de Hainaut also known as Mary of Avesnes daughter of John II, Count of Holland and Philippa of Luxembourg was married… Read More
The Costume Making Guide: Creating Armor and Props for Cosplay by Svetlana Quindt.
Followed by millions of people from all over the world, master armor maker Svetlana Quindt aka "Kamui Cosplay" will help you bring your cosplay dreams to life with your own two hands! Kamui Cosplay deconstructs the work that goes into making a complete costume, from the first thought to the final photo. Tutorials cover design planning, fabricating body armor, 3D painting techniques and more.
Laura de Noves, or also called Laure de Sade. Born in 1310 in Avignon, died on 6 April in 1348. Parents were the Knights Audebert de Noves and Ermessande de Réal. She was married to Hugues de Sade.
Venice, fashion during the Italian renaissance, 16th century. Source: Giacomo Franco (1550-1620). Habiti d’huomeni et donne venetiane: con la processione della serma. Signoria et altri particolari cioè trionfi feste et cerimonie… Read More
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Ottoman Empire, Portrait of Sultan Mehmed II. (1432-1481 ) Painting by Gentile Bellini (not proved), 25 November 1480.
British fashion history by Florence Mary Gardener. Gloves of King Henry VI., Queen Elizabeth, King James I., Queen Mary of scots, Hawking Glove.
Dinner of an European Ambassador with the Grand Vizier in the Hall of the Divan. The Divan of the Sublime Porte was the council of the Ottoman Empire.
Knights in armor jousting. 16th century combat. German Renaissance period.
Bucovina folk dresses. Traditional folk costumes and military uniforms from Ukrajna. The peoples of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. Published by Johann Nepomuk Vernay, Austria, 1896. Traditional ethnic costumes from Galicia
Peoples from Hungary, Magyars.
Woman from Siena, wearing a horned shaped hennin. Italy 13th century.