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The Houppelande or Peliçon -  COSTUME HISTORY RICHARD II - 1377-1399

A houppelande or houpelande is an outer garment, with a long, full body and flaring sleeves, that was worn by both men and women in Europe in the late Middle Ages.

This manuscript shows a man dressed for a tournament. Tournaments were organized by the french kings and were experienced fluently throughout europe.

Blue Delft vase actually commemorates all of the pigeon racing tournaments won by Van Leest-Peeters, the Belgian National Pigeon Racing Champion.

Cotehardie II by Noctiped.deviantart.com on @deviantART

Cotehardie II by ~Noctiped on deviantART

Middle ages costume history. 15th century fashion.

The hennin was a headdress in the shape of a cone or "steeple", or truncated cone worn in the late Middle Ages by European women of the nobility.

10. Late Middle Ages: Ermine-trimmed Surcoat

Fashions of the Tudor Court - The French Hood

Queen Joanna of Castile, sister to Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII. Also known as Mad Joanna. a detail from the Last Judgement Triptych of Zierikzee, by the Master of Afflighem (Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium)

Doublet of Charles de Blois, last quarter 14th century  From Les Arts Decoratifs

fripperiesandfobs: “ Doublet of Charles de Blois, last quarter century From Les Arts Decoratifs ” Whoever made all those covered buttons and buttonholes should be nominated for sainthood.