Germany 17th and 18th century. Fashions of the day: Beard, hair and wigs. Historical figures. Clergymen, statesmen and warriors.
The close costume of the 14th century. Knights and squires habit of dressing. The footwear. The main piece of clothing for women at that time was the cotte hardie, a close-fitting, short-sleeved skirt, which made the body shapes stand out plastically.
The Illuminati and the Freemasons. Freemasonry and the French Revolution. The Order of Perfectibilists. The Rosicrucians, the Asiatic Brethren, the African Masterbuilders, the Swedish Rite.
German Renaissance fashion of a noblewoman from the beginning of the 16th century, with a red beret, long dress with train over a white underdress of camelot and a partlet of red silk with black velvet.
All the figures on this panel show the predominant influence of the English-French fashions of Louis XVI’s time. History of the costume in chronological development by Auguste Racinet.
German knight and noblewoman of the 15th century. Costume and fashion history of the middle ages. The history of costumes. XV. and XVI. century.
German court costumes c. 1430. Fashion of wearing bells in this manner originated in Germany, and was one of the many fanciful details introduced at the time of Anne of Bohemia’s marriage in 1383.
The suffering of the young Werther is regarded as the key novel of the Sturm and Drang (literally “storm and drive”). It developed into “the first bestseller of German literature”.
Monastic habit of spiritual orders from Poland, Germany and Flanders from the 10th to the 18th century.
Original traditional costume of an innkeeper from Miesbach, Upper Bavaria, close to Munich.