14th century clothing of German and English nobility. Middle ages gothic costumes. English Duchess with court ladies. Gown of German nobleman, English Lord.
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Costume Burgundian nobleman, 1450. Burgundian nobleman in the 15th century. Medieval fashion. The main feature is the sleeveless Surcoat over a loose shirt. As headgear he wears a flat beret. On the legs… Read More
German Citizens 1440. They represent the reformation time. This means that the materials were cheaper and coarser.