German patrician woman in Gothic costume.

Patrician woman in Gothic costume. Burgundy fashion. Franz Lipperheide

Lübeck patrician woman end of the 15th century

German patrician woman in Gothic costume. Burgundy fashion.

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

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