English court lady in 14th century. Dame Anglaise au XIV Siècle.

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England court lady 14th century. Dame Anglaise au XIV Siècle.

English court lady. 14th century. Reign of King Edward III.

The lady wears a long-sleeved, very form-fitting undergarment, the Cotehardie (by the church very much discussed fashion of that time), or Eight-Gore Dress. Furthermore the Surcot, which was fastened with ribbons at the shoulder level.

Source: Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1831-1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.

Illustration, Dragons, fighting,

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