German patricians. First third of the XVI century.
On the history of costumes. Fourth sheet. First third of the XVI century. Illustration by M. Heil. Munich illustrated book no. 322.
Source: Münchener Bilderbogen 1848 bis 1898. On the history of costumes. Published by Braun & Schneider. Kgl. Hof-und University Book Printing Office of Dr. C. Wolf & Sohn in Munich.
The man and the woman wear a large beret adorned with lush feathers. The jerkin is belted. The clothes were slotted rich. Including mostly different colored shirts or skirts were worn by the slots differently colored bulging through. Accordingly, colorful was the appearance.
The woman has always been shrouded in a lot of material and was based in the fashion according to the man’s. The emphasis was on both genders in the sweeping shoulders.
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