Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire is a country house in England and an important example of Elizabethan architecture.
The Paulus Emilius series, as previously stated, was woven in the third quarter of the XVII century. It showed the Roman hero clad in a sumptuous robe …
Textiles and Embroidery by Aymer Vallance.
The “Pembroke” tapestry at V&A Museum, contains the armorial bearings of Sir William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke in the style known as “grotesque”.
Tapestry of Saint-Germain-l’Auxerrois. English dresses at the opening of the 16th century. The costume was remarkably stiff and ungraceful, yet exceedingly rich and expensive.
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.
Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ― Vogue.com