Ancient Byzantine silk fabrics, VI-VII. Century.
The Nobility. State Costume — Men 6th, 7th and 8th Centuries. Goldsmiths’ Work. Costume of the Middle Classes Men. Lower Classes. The Glove. Costume of the Nobility Women. Jewellery of the Franks.
At the end of the tenth century the Varangian Guard, an Imperial bodyguard, were a conspicuous, picturesque, and useful adjunct to the Byzantine Court.
Byzantine Empire. (short) Picture above from the Gallery: On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.
Byzantine costumes. First half of the VI. Century. Top row left: Clothes Byzantine nobles beginning of the VI. Century. Right: Clothing Byzantine noblewoman and nobles men beginning of the VI.… Read More
French carolingian queen and king 10th century. Ceremonial robes. Source: “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet.… Read More
Clotilde princess of Burgundy (475–545), second wife of King Clovis I, Salian Frankish dynasty. Medieval Merovingian Frankish Queen.
Costumes of the 11th century. Monastic, Normanns, Crusaders Nobility costumes. Costumes during the middle ages 1000 A.C., Byzantine, Romanesque, Pregothic, Gothic era.
Henry II was married to Cunegonde of Luxembourg. They had no children, Henry II. was thus the last emperor of the dynasty of the Ottos. Pope Eugene III. spoke him in 1146 sacred
Chasuble, Mitre, and Stole of St. Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury (1117-1170); preserved in the Cathedral of Sens. Cloth and Embroidery of the Twelfth Century. Associated with: The life of… Read More