German nobleman in spanish court dress, 17th century.

Germany, nobleman, spanish court, dress, fashion, baroque
German nobleman in spanish court dress in 1640

German nobleman in spanish court dress in 1640.

While it has been maintained in France and Italy in the early 17th century in the courtly fashion color and a more convenient clothes style, Britain, the Habsburg Empire and Germany oriented to continue the strict Spanish courtly dress. A few years later with the enthronement of Louis XIV, France would be the leader in the European fashion. Baroque fashion period.

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


Note:  Dame en Grande Tenue. Gentilhomme et Paysans. 16ème siècle costumes

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