The woman shown here might very well be the Queen herself. White and black were likewise popular and always appeared somewhere in the color scheme.
The Elizabethan era is probably regarded by many as the most dramatic and colorful period in the history of western dress.
Tudor period. English Renaissance. Explorer of noble rank. Woman of the upper classes. Elizabethan fashion history.
England Tudor. Elizabethan peasant costumes 1550-1620.
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.
Costumes 1000 to 1300 A.D. The two men in this picture might very well be, from the manner in which they are dressed, members of Robin Hood’s band.
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.