Tag: Knighthood

Knight is originally the designation for the armed, heavily armed, mounted warriors of the European Middle Ages.

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.

Chefs du Tournoi au 14ème siècle. Chevaliers joutes.

Tournament leaders. 14th century. Knights in battle. Medieval, Gothic. Burgundy Costume History.

14ème siècle. Chevaliers dans la bataille. Le chevalier aux armoiries d’hermine a le casque orné d’une couronne d’or surmontée de deux cornes blanches mouchetées d’hermine, et d’une espèce de léopard jaunâtre.

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)

Japan. Warlike Equipment of an old Japanese Archer.

Japanese Archer, armor, Japan, costume, equipment,

On our board we reproduce in miniature an original Japanese picture showing the different phases of the clothing and equipment of an archer on foot. The picture seems to belong to the XVth century. In the 19th century the Japanese army was uniformed according to the European pattern.