Category Archives: Middle Ages

Middle Ages costumes and fashion. Period between 700 to 15th century. Style of Byzantine, Carolingian, Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance.

India spearmen costume 15th century.

Asian Spearmen costume. India middle ages military

India spearmen costume 15th Century.

India spearmen costume 15th century.

Medieval military dress from IndiaThe warrior is armed with a spear, shield and various daggers.

Indian spearmen 15th c.
Artist: Alois Greil (1841-1902), Hugo Kaeseberg, Wood-engraver (1847-1893).
“Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887  Berlin.

Peasant from Upper Austria 17th century.

Late Middle ages costume. Baroque period clothing from Austria. Traditional dress

Farmer from Upper Austria

Peasant from Upper Austria 17th century.

Upper Austrian farmer from the time of the Austrian Peasant War in 1626. He is armed with a sort of a mace and pistol. The revolt was directed against the Counter-Reformation and the termination of the Bavarian occupation. Early Baroque period costume.

Sheets for costume. Historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, Berlin 1876. (Blätter für Kostümkunde. Historische und Volkstrachten)

Italian renaissance costume from Florence

Florentine Nobleman. Florence Renaissance costume 15th Century. Costume design: historical and folk costumes. Franz Lipperheide.

Nobel Florentine

Florentine Nobleman. Italian renaissance fashion from Florence in 15th Century.

Late Burgundian gothic style.

“Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887. Catalogue of Freiherrich of Lipperheide’schen Costume Library.

Burgundian nobility in the 15th century.

Medieval fashion. Middle ages clothing. Burgundian costume. Nobility court gown.

Burgundian damsel

Medieval women`s clothing. Burgundian nobility

Burgundian damsel in the 15th century. Main feature is a long, belted overcoat with a train. As headgear she wears a flat cap, the Cowl studded with braids and a long veil. Late Gothic period.

Medieval Burgundian prince costume 1450.

Medieval Burgundian costume. 15th century gothic fashion. Franz Lipperheide.

Burgundian prince during prayer 1450.

Medieval Burgundian prince costume 1450.

Burgundian prince during prayer 15th century.
Late Gothic fashion at the end of the Middle Ages and beginning of the Renaissance. Burgundy was famous for her fancy and precious clothes.

“Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887