German knights with full body armor riding to a tournament.

German knights in armor. Renaissance soldiers. 15th century costumes.

Knights jousting

German knights with full body armor riding to a tournament.

Renaissance period, 15th century.

Note:  Costume Dame de Toulouse 1538. Bourgeois women from Toulouse.

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The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
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