Tag: Cotehardie

The Cotehardie was a full-length gown of the Middle Ages between 14th and 16th century. Usually at the upper body close-fitting dress with a round neckline and starting at the waist into a full skirt. This dress was worn in different variations of both men and women.

Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)

Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

Literature

Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.


14th century clothing in Italy. Second half of the XIV century.

Medieval, Italian, 14th century, clothing

14th century clothing in Italy. Second half of the XIV century. Middle ages Burgundian fashion (Hennin, Escoffion, Surcoat, Cotehardie, Cotta). Upper half of the picture:  Admiral of Venice and noble squire.… Read More

Italian noblewoman with heart shaped hennin. 13th century.

Italian noblewoman costume. 13th century clothing. Gothic Burgundian clothing. Court dress Hennin

Italian noblewoman. Burgundy fashion era. Medieval 13th century clothing. Here hair is confined by a net called a crespine or crespinette. She wears a headwear, the white colored barbette with veil (Still seen on… Read More

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)