French noblewoman. 14th century. Court of King Jean II. le Bon.

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French Noblewoman in 1350

French Noblewoman in 1350.

Court of the French King Jean II. (frz. Jean II. le Bon; 1319-1364).

The clothes were in the era of the late Middle Ages easy flowing down to the floor. The overcoat had either no sleeve or very long (the houppelande), the openings ranging to the ground. The long skirt has front or side slit, belted at the waist, then dropped the skirt exhibited far downwards. The clothing of the nobility consisted of precious materials such as gold and silver-embroidered velvets.

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

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