The striped stockings and crooked stick are characteristic of the Incroyables. The trend toward simplicity resulted in a classic silhouette for women (Merveilleuses).
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Italy 15th century. Fashion from 1400 to 1500. Typical Italian Renaissance woman’s ensemble. The Cotehardie and houppelande.
Transitional Female costume between the Elizabethan and Charles I modes. Elizabethan fashion 1550 to 1620.
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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.
History of Costume. Byzantium. 400 – 1100 AD. Costumes of the Eastern Roman emperor and empress.
The cotehardie has adopted its main characteristics from the houppelande. The doublet or gipon. Fashion history. Burgundy 15th century.
England Tudor. Peasant clothing from 1500 to 1550, during the reign of Henry VIII. Renaissance 16th century. History of costume.
Costume of the Roman Empire 31 B.C.- 476 A.D. The figure symbolizes the two characteristics that made Rome great statesmanship and military power
Rome during the height of its culture. Roman Republic. 500 B.C. – 30 B.C. The toga. The tunica. The abolla.
Republican Rome 500 BC – 30 BC.. The costume of the Roman women are very much like the Greek dress.