English medieval fashion in the 14th century. Top row left to right: Knight in 1365. Catholic priest in the robes from the year 1330. Noblewoman in the fashion of 1350.… Read More
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. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
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Henry VIII, Anne of Cleves.Mary of Scotland. Douglas Earl of Angus. King Edward VI. Lord Darnley, consort of Mary Stuart,
French nobility fashion in the XVI. century.
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Gothic fashion and costumes of the burgundian nobility in 1450.
English and French fashion in the 15th Century. (Gothic, burgundy, middle ages) On the history of costumes. Sixty-eighth sheet. Fifteenth century. English and French. Munich illustrated book no. 1024. Illustration… Read More
German 16th century renaissance soldiers. Drummer, Flag bearer, Piper, Waibel, Captain, Lieutenant.
Gothic fashion of Dutch citizens and Burgundian nobility at the end of the 15th century.
Italy fashion end of the 16th century. Top row left: Neapolitan costume in 1588. Right: Costumes for funeral in Padua. Bottom row left: Students from Padua. Peasant clothing from Padua… Read More
Italy renaissance fashion era. 16th century clothing.
Ecclesiastical robes. 16th and 17th Century. Top row left to right: Chamberlain. Cardinal. Prelate. Right: Deacon with the dalmatic and Alba. Altar boy in surplice. Subdeacon in the Alba and… Read More