THE details that fill the accompanying plate are too numerous for us to indicate the sources from which they have been derived, but they have all been taken from manuscripts of the fifteenth century.
History of Costume. The chaperon, cote-hardie, houppelande, liripipe, poulaines. Fashion of the middle ages.
Chasuble. Liturgical vestment. Albanian embroidery on a twelfth-century Byzantine dalmatica.
Clothing in Poland in the 14th and 15th centuries. Typical and historical figures.
St. Benedict. His Rule. The habit of the monks. Propagation of the order. Cluny. Fulda. Bursfeld. English Benedictines. Benedictines in the United States.
History of Religious Orders. The Abbaye royale Notre-Dame de Fontevraud. Early nuns of the order. Our Lady of Calvary. Benedictine Nuns of Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
War armour from 1350 to about 1460, in the period of the Hundred Years War. The development of the Bascinet helmet of the knight’s armour in the Middle Ages
The two figures shown here represent several new varieties of Byzantine costume.
Byzantine costume was the dress of the world after the fall of Rome.
Medium Age. France. The challenger of the tournament. Noblemen of the court of Charles VIII. Entering the barriers to taking the oath. Noblemen of the court of Charles VIII.