Houppelande with dagged sleeves - from a French glossary under Franges (dagging in English). In my opinion, this is NOT a houppelande, it is a fitted gown; however, the sleeves are houppelande style sleeves, so perhaps it is transitional.
Great pattern to create a circa Century Sideless Surcote/Surcoat. As far as I can see this is just an excellent way to add another warm layer with a pull-on pinafore/apron/overdress. Still pretty practical in cold climates!
Men’s hose - Italian Renaissance: improved covering with a padding called a codpiece. It was used to help hose fit better and also use to help protect men from getting a disease that began to spread in the late
Christine de Pisan presents her book to Queen Isabeau of Bavaria. *Title of Work: Collected Works of Christine de Pisan *Author: Pisan, Christine de *Illustrator: Master of the Bedford trend *Production: France (Paris);
early century France New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry - illuminated by brothers (Herman, Paul and Jean) Limbourg fol. - execution of St Catherine of Alexandria
The Middle Ages ~ Bliaut with demi corsage, or hip belt, century. The bliaut is perhaps one of the most recognizable garments associated with the early Middle Ages, particularly when combined with the the waist belt or corsage.