The costume of the Knights. Decorations. The principal provisions. The insignia of the Order.
Polychromatic ornament by Auguste Racinet. THIS plate contains twenty-two examples of the ornamentation of hangings and stuffs, all of them remarkable for simplicity of design.
The two people in this plate lived very late in the 14th Century and were probably young fashionables who were up to the minute in their styles.
The cotehardie has adopted its main characteristics from the houppelande. The doublet or gipon. Fashion history. Burgundy 15th century.
French school, second half of the 15th century.
Portrait of Margaret of York (1446 – 1503), wife of Charles the Bold. The lady with the hennin.
A doctor of rights. Women’s costumes. A princely gathering. At that time, people looked less at wealth than at the number of costumes.
In the days of the Capetian Kings. Odette de Champdivers called La Petite Reine, was mistress of the mad French king Charles VI.
A GERMAN FALCONER Middle ages, 13th century
PROCLAMATION OF A TOURNAMENT.
A FRENCH LADY OF RANK. 15th century.