Élégantes. Les modes du Moyen Âge. Costume féminin français.

Élégantes, modes, Moyen Âge, Costume, français
Élégantes. L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du Moyen Âge, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461. Moyen Âge.  Élégantes – Planche 1.


  1. Agnés Sorel, favorite de Charles VII (1450), robe, hennin et flocart.
  2. Christine de Pisan, femme de lettres (1366) robe châtaigne, chapeau à ailes,
  3. Marie d’Anjou (1424), reine, robe de cour, doublée d’hermine.
  4. Héloise (amie d’Abélard), robe chemise (1113).
  5. Isabeau de Bavière (1414), reine, surcot de cérémonie, manteau royal en broché or.
  6. Eurian (1450), amie du comte de Nevers, coiffée d’un hennin garni de crêpe à franges.
  7. Hermangarde (1130), file du comte d’Anjou, robe-manteau de soie fourrée, jupe en forme, chaussures à la poulaine. Perles et pierreries.
  8. Marie de Roy (1422). Robe rouge phénicien à fleurs jaunes, manches évasées (mode 1922), premier effet de chapeau garni de grelots.
  9. Laure de Noves, dame de Sade, (1334), dela cour d’Avignon, aimée du poete Pétrarque ; sa coiffure arrondie enveloppe la tête. Robe vert tendre parsemée de violettes, bijoux de grenat.
  10. Armoiries des Marchands Merciers, ciel bleu cobalt, nuage blanc, soleil jaune, fond vert, nefs blanches, drapeaux bleus et jaune.



Note:  The Feast of Fools and dances of the Middle Ages.

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