Severity of feminine costume – Long gowns and gimps – Marguerite of Provence – “Fermaux” – Reappearance of splendor in dress – Eastern customs – The priests of fashion – Haberdashery and peacock-feathers – Female embroiderers – Taste for embroidery – Continual temptations – Earliest sumptuary laws – Furs – St. Louis’s opinion on dress – Prohibitions by Philippe le Bel; speech made by his wife – Crépine.
Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. French Noblewoman in 1350. Court of the French King Jean II. (frz. Jean II. le Bon; 1319-1364).
German knights in full armor riding to the tournament. German Renaissance period, 16th century. Heavy Cavalry.
14th century clothing in Italy. Second half of the XIV century. Middle ages Burgundian fashion (Hennin, Escoffion, Surcoat, Cotehardie, Cotta). Upper half of the picture: Admiral of Venice and noble squire.… Read More
14th century clothing of German nobility Late middle ages German gothic costumes (Surcoat, Cotta, Poulines, Cotehardie). Upper half of the picture: German Lord and knight. German noblewoman and Duchess. Lower… Read More
14th century clothing of German and English nobility. Middle ages gothic costumes. English Duchess with court ladies. Gown of German nobleman, English Lord.
13th century clothing of Citizen, Knight, Aristocrats, the Knights Templar. Middle ages gothic period costumes. Upper half of the picture: German Lord. German court ladies, aristocrats. German Knight family. Lower… Read More
Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights and sword brother (Order of Brothers of the German House Saint Mary in Jerusalem, Ordo Teutonicus). Knights of Templar. Nuns of the Order of St. John. Knights of St John, or Knights of Malta.
Costumes of the 12th century. Monastic, Nobility, Citizens, Knights. Fashion during the middle ages. Byzantine, Gothic, Burgundy costume era.
Costumes of the 11th century. Monastic, Normanns, Crusaders Nobility costumes. Costumes during the middle ages 1000 A.C., Byzantine, Romanesque, Pregothic, Gothic era.