History of Costume. The chaperon, cote-hardie, houppelande, liripipe, poulaines. Fashion of the middle ages.
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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.
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Jacqueline de la Grange, Femme De Jean de Montagu, after Gaignières, 1408
Burgundian fashion (Hennin, Escoffion, Surcoat, Cotehardie, Cotta) of the middle ages in Italy.
14th century clothing of German nobility Late middle ages German gothic costumes (Surcoat, Cotta, Poulines, Cotehardie). Upper half of the picture: German Lord and knight. German noblewoman and Duchess. Lower… Read More
Burgundy nobility costume in 1450. Gothic, middle ages fashion history
Burgundian noble woman in 1450, late Medieval period.
On the history of costumes. Thirty-eighth arch. XV. and XVI. century. German Citizen in Arms. First third of the 16th century.
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