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Medieval Costume in England and France: The 13th, 14th and 15th Centuries

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Carefully researched, meticulously detailed account of the style and construction of period costumes. Includes descriptions and illustrations of royal apparel, elaborate ecclesiastical dress and vestments, academic and legal garments, and civilian dress of all classes. Also discusses jewelry, armor, textiles, embroidery and hairdressing.

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Describes the style and construction of royal raiment, ecclesiastical vestments, academic and legal robes, and civilian dress for all classes. Also discusses related subjects such as jewelry, textiles, armor, and hairdressing. Over 350 black-and- white line drawings of complete costumes, decoration, and patterns are taken from contemporary illustration and sculpture. Includes a glossary without pronunciation. No index.
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Synopsis:

Splendid pictorial documentation, carefully researched, of royal apparel, ecclesiastical dress and vestments, academic and legal garments, and civilian dress of all classes.

Synopsis:

Carefully researched, meticulously detailed account of the style and construction of period costumes. Includes descriptions and illustrations of royal apparel, elaborate ecclesiastical dress and vestments, academic and legal garments and civilian dress of all classes. Also discusses jewelry, armor,

Table of Contents

I. THE CONSTRUCTION OF THIRTEENTH-CENTURY COSTUME

    Early Examples

    Mid - Century Types

    Later Thirteenth-Century Types and Hoods

II. REGAL COSTUME IN THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY

III. AN INTRODUCTION TO ECCLESIASTICAL COSTUME AND THAT OF THE RELIGIOUS ORDERS

    The Eucharistic Vestments in Detail

    Costume of the Religious Orders

IV. CIVILIAN DRESS OF THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY

V. ARMOUR IN THIRTEENTH CENTURY AND DETAILS FROM METAL ORNAMENTS

    Thirteenth-Century Armour

VI. THIRTEENTH-CENTURY ORNAMENT AS APPLIED TO TEXTILES AND EMBROIDERIES

    Patterned Skills of the Thirteenth Century

    Thirteenth-Century Embroideries

VII. THE STYLE AND CONSTRUCTION OF FOURTEENTH-CENTURY COSTUME

    The Style

    The Construction of Costume

    Out-door Garments

    Headgear and Hair-dressing

VIII. REGAL AND ECCLESIASTICAL COSTUME IN THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY

    Regal Costume

    Examples of Ecclesiastical Costume

IX. CIVILIAN DRESS OF THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY

    Early Fourteenth Century

    Middle Fourteenth Century

    Working-Class Costume

    Late Fourteenth Century

X. ARMOUR IN THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY AND DETAILS FROM METAL ORNAMENTS

XI. FOURTEENTH-CENTURY ORNAMENT CHEIFLY CONSIDERED AS APPLIED TO WOVEN MATERIALS AND EMBROIDERIES

    Patterned Silks of the Fourteenth Century

    Embroidery Patterns

XII. THE STYLE AND CONSTRUCTION OF FIFTEENTH CENTURY COSTUME

    The Style

    The Construction of Costume

XIII. "REGAL, ECCLESIASTICAL AND ACADEMIC COSTUME"

    Regal Costume

    Ecclesiastical Costume

    Non-Eucharistic Vestments

    Academic Costume

    Legal Costume

XIV. CIVILIAN DRESS OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY

    Period I. Transitional

    Period II. Early Fifteenth Century

    Period III. Late Fifteenth Century

    Period IV. Transitional to the Sixteenth Century

XV. ARMOUR IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY AND DETAILS FROM METAL ORNAMENTS

XVI. FIFTEENTH-CENTURY ORNAMENT AS APPLIED TO WOVEN MATERIALS AND EMBROIDERIES

  GLOSSARY OF MEDIEVAL TERMS FOR COSTUME

  BIBLIOGRAPHY

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486290607
Author:
Houston, Mary G.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Costume
Subject:
Textiles & Costume
Subject:
Costume -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Subject:
Clothing and dress
Subject:
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain -- History.
Subject:
Clothing and dress - History - Medieval, 500-
Subject:
Antiques-Jewelry and Fashion
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Fashion and Costumes
Series Volume:
no. A-693
Publication Date:
19960431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.63 in 0.61 lb

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Splendid pictorial documentation, carefully researched, of royal apparel, ecclesiastical dress and vestments, academic and legal garments, and civilian dress of all classes.
"Synopsis" by , Carefully researched, meticulously detailed account of the style and construction of period costumes. Includes descriptions and illustrations of royal apparel, elaborate ecclesiastical dress and vestments, academic and legal garments and civilian dress of all classes. Also discusses jewelry, armor,
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