Head-dresses of the ladies of the fifteenth century
ELEGANCE and gracefulness, which had seldom exhibited themselves in the horned and peaked head-dresses of the ladies of the fifteenth century, began again to show themselves in the various headdresses of the beginning of the sixteenth. This was more especially visible in France, which country, then as now, took the lead in the fashions of dress.
Mode féminine du Moyen Age. 13ème siècle.
Traditional Russian headwear by Auguste Racinet.
Burgundian type portrait of the 15th century.
Burgundian characteristic headgear 1460 – 1500.
Above: Portrait of Isabella d’Este in her sixties, by Titian. Originally, Titian painted between 1534 and 1536 a more aged Isabella, but she was so displeased with it that she made him repaint it so that she appeared forty years younger. The picture based on a sketch after a preparatory drawing that probably Lorenzo Costa had made after an oral description of her half-sister – without model session.
Isabella d’Este 1474 – 1539. Italian Renaissance.
Glance at the French military hairstyles and helmets.
Coup d’oeil sur les coiffures militaires Françaises 1780-1894
Medieval female hats and hairstyles.
Modes of hairdressing of women in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.