Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France.

Elisabeth, Austria, Queen, France, fashion, Renaissance
Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France, consort of Charles IX

Elisabeth of Austria 1554 -1592, Queen of France, consort of Charles IX in 1570.

Elisabeth d´Autriche, Femme De Charles IX, d’après Gaignières, 1570.


Source: “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864.

Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  Renaissance Armor. Closed helmet with visor. 1500-1550.

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