15th century women’s fashion
15th century women’s fashion
The Tranzado (Spanish; Cofia de Tranzado) or Trinzale (Italian) is a headdress, cap, net or veil on the back of the head.
In the second half of the 15th century (1450’s – 1490’s), brimless caps (or hats) entered men’s fashion. Caps were mostly scarlet, but sometimes black.
The Tippet (tippets) is (are) long, narrow, cloth streamer, usually white, worn around the arm above the elbow, with the long end hanging down to the ground.
The Giubberello is a short sleeveless gown for men with open sides. This type of clothing was popular during the Renaissance in Italy (modern territory) in the 15th and early 16th centuries.
The Surcoat (fr. Surcot) is an outer garment that was commonly worn in the Middle Ages. The name derives from French meaning “over the Cotte”.
The Frilled veil or Cruselers (de. Krüseler) – this woman’s headdress, which was fashionable in Europe in the 14th – 15th centuries.
The Robe à Tassel is a type of overdress fashionable in Europe in the 15th century. Sometimes this type of overdress is called Burgundian gown, but this is not correct.
The Hennin (nl: henninck ‘cock’; fr: hennin) is a tall women’s headdress with a frame made of whalebone, metal, starched linen or hard paper.
Chausses (eng. Hose) are any of various styles of men’s clothing for the legs and lower body, worn from the Middle Ages through the 16th century, when the style fell out of use in favor of breeches and stockings.
The Chaperon is a headdress very popular in the Middle Ages. Cloaks with hoods were still in ancient Rome, they were called ‘Lacerna’
The Gorget is a fashionable accessory, a high collar covering the neck, ears and part of the hair. The Gorget was popular in the 13th – 15th centuries.
The Swirling hat (or “Rings of Saturn”, or “roll hat”) is a layered headdress of the 15-16th centuries. This headgear swirling (rolled, curved, coiled, twisting) around the head like a clock spring or a roll of toilet paper.
The Double apron (de. Doppelshürz) – is domestic garment, a two-sided apron that looks more like a loose dress. This apron was used for various household chores and was popular in the 15th and 16th centuries.
The Wimple (also whimple) was a very common head covering for women of the Middle Ages (c. 1200 — c. 1500).
The Bycocket hat is a headdress with a pointed “nose” and brim curved back. This hat (most often) was made of felt and was popular among people with different social status –
The Crespine (Crespinette or Сauls) is a detail of a medieval headdress. Initially, these are hair nets on the sides of the face.
The Turban has come into Western fashion from the East, since the time of the Crusades. But it was especially popular in fashion in the second half of the 15th century –
A ferronnière is a style of headband that encircles the wearer’s forehead, usually with a small jewel suspended in the centre.
The Partlet is a fashion accessory of the 15th – 16th century. The Partlet was a sleeveless garment worn over the neck and shoulders, or to fill in a low neckline.
Headgear, headwear or headdress is the name given to any element of clothing which is worn on one’s head. Part 2 Headgears of the Middle Ages.