Medieval clothing 10th century. German King and Queen.

Byzantine costumes. 10th century nobility fashion. Medieval kings and queens clothing

German King and Queen of the Franks

German medieval clothing 900 A.C..

Figure of a King and Queen of the Franks.

In the Carolingian period, had the clothes on significant regional differences. This was because the connection between the nations was still trained very rudimentary. The exceptions were mostly traders and military feuds.
The Medieval clothing was still strongly influenced by Rome and Byzantium, and in male clothes, they also mingled with Germanic clothing. The robes was worn strictly according to the respective registry. A peasant or the rural population was, as the nobility immediately recognizable by his attire. While the ordinary people in addition to the skin cause wool, linen, hemp and nettle used, the upper classes used expensive imported fabrics such as silk and precious brocades.
The dominant part of male clothing was the swivel, a rectangular cloak that reached to the calves and the front was held together with a brooch. The normal population was the swivel up to the knees.
Including a woolen coat which was usually worn belt and a vest. A kind of underpants, the Brouche, which consisted mostly of linen. The legs were wrapped with towels, sewn to leather shoes. The Kings coronation mantle, from Roman Paludamentum (General’s cloak), pictured here is studded with a precious lace.

Associated to:

  1. Europe in the time of Charles the Great 768 – 814 (Maps, Places.).
  2. The Carolingian fashion period 7th and 8th century.
  3. The Carolingian fashion period 987 to 1270.
  4. The Rise of Monachism. Monastic costumes history.
  5. The First Crusade. The Knights Hospitallers. Knights of Malta.
  6. The Gallic and Gallo-Roman costume period.
  7. Frankish Merovingian costume history 4th and 5th century.
  8. Byzantine costume history. 5th to 6th century.
  9. King Harold II. Last Anglo-Saxon king of England. (English history)
  10. 11th to 13th century. Medieval clothing in France.
  11. Armor in England from the 10th to the 18th century.
  12. Richard I the Lionheart. Cœur de Lion. (English history)
  13. German medieval costume history. 11th to 13th century.
  14. On the history of costumes. From Ancient to the 19th century.
  15. Fashion History of France. On the history of costumes.