Manuscripts of the period show the contemporary fashion of skirts that swept the ground to the the pouring into Western Europe of the rich culture of the Byzantine and post-classical world, TOWARDS THE ELIZABETHANS: 1350 — 1600 24.
of a castle pharmacy on the western European The emerging fashion for western European interior style can Falk and Gaimster, 'Maiolica in the Baltic c. 1350 pp. 22; Gaimster, 'Keramik i Stockholm 1600 ', figs. pp.
Comparative Perspectives from Western Europe J. Stobart, B. Blonde, Bruno B. Lemire Fashion's Favourite: the Cotton Trade and the Consumer in Britain Consumer Cultures in Italy, 1350 – 1600 (New Haven: Yale University Press);. The visored bascinet helmet was a new development in this century. The colours of "over-parlets" varied, but white and black were the most common. Belts were a surprising necessity: used either for fashion or more practical purposes. During this period, Italy—and in the fifteenth century, Florence above all—is the seat of an artistic, humanistic, technological, and scientific flowering known as the Renaissance. Clothing — referred to here in the context of court apparel — was only mentioned in third place.