Noble lady with superb head-dress, bordered with fleurs-de-lys, is worthy of the court of one of the most gallant of the French princes.
Tuscan and Venetian Ladies 1460-80. Unpublished paintings from the Libraries of Trieste, Venice etc.
A noble French lady, is decked the sugar-loaf (hennin) head-dress so commonly adopted during all of the 15th century.
Dutch noble woman in the 15th century. Dutch noble women in the Burgundian fashion of the 15th century. Source: Ons voorgeslacht in zijn dagelyksch leven geschilderd. Willem Jacobs Hofdijk. Haarlem… Read More
La jeune fille qui parle la queue est coiffée d’un bonnet de velours noir. La robe est jaune et garnie sur la poitrine de velours noir; la robe de dessous est verte et la chaussure est noire.
Mary of Burgundy became Duchess of Burgundy after the death of her father Duke Charles the Bold in January 1477.
Medieval fashion history. The Development of the Hennin, sometimes referred to as the Cornet.
Gothic period. Nobel women with hennin. After Israel van Meckeln.
Company and friendship. The knight and the lady. 15th century. XVe siècle en France. Compagnie et, amitié.
The ladies travel to see. Burgundy fashion 15th century.
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