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Chaperon Collection

Background imageChaperon Collection: Anne Boleyn, Queen of England, second wife

Anne Boleyn, Queen of England, second wife to Henry VIII 1501-1536. Depicted as she appeared in France with Mary Tudor. She wears a gable hood chaperon with hanging tail, low-cut bodice

Background imageChaperon Collection: The Chaperon by Joyce Dennys

The Chaperon by Joyce Dennys
A young woman manages to steal a few moments with her sweetheart out of sight of her chaperon (whose Victorian bathing costume can be seen)

Background imageChaperon Collection: La Belle Feronniere, mistress of King Francis

La Belle Feronniere, mistress of King Francis I of France. Possibly wife of a furrier, or a lawyer called Feron. She wears a simple chaperon headdress with brim, red velvet robe with wide sleeves

Background imageChaperon Collection: Discrete chaperon and tiger moths

Discrete chaperon and tiger moths
Discrete chaperon, Cymbalophora pudica 1, Watsonarctia deserta 2, tiger moths, Atlantarctia tigrina 3, and Chelis maculosa 4, 5. Phalaena pudica, casta, fasciata, maculosa

Background imageChaperon Collection: Renee de Rieux, La Belle Chateauneuf, mistress

Renee de Rieux, La Belle Chateauneuf, mistress
Renee de Rieux-Chateauneuf, La Belle Chateauneuf, mistress of King Henry III, 1550-158?. She wears a chaperon with peak, black velvet dress with shoulderpads, lace ruff collar, green sleeves

Background imageChaperon Collection: Marie Touchet, mistress of King Charles IX

Marie Touchet, mistress of King Charles IX of France, 1549-1638. Daughter of an apothecary. She wears a bonnet on top of a chaperon, a ruff collar

Background imageChaperon Collection: Anne of Pisseleu, Duchess of Etampes, mistress

Anne of Pisseleu, Duchess of Etampes, mistress of King Francis I, 1508-1580. She wears a chaperon headdress, velvet surtout with lace ruff collar, jeweled choker

Background imageChaperon Collection: Mary Tudor, queen to King Louis XII of France, 1496-1533

Mary Tudor, queen to King Louis XII of France, 1496-1533
Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII of England, queen to King Louis XII of France, 1496-1533. She wears a gable hood, a blue velvet surtout trimmed with gold embroidery, fur sleeves called rebras

Background imageChaperon Collection: Louise of Savoy, Regent of France, mother

Louise of Savoy, Regent of France, mother of King Francis I, 1476-1532. She wears a French hood and wimple, velvet brocade surtout with long train and fur sleeves, and chain belt

Background imageChaperon Collection: Diane of Poitiers, mistress of King Henry

Diane of Poitiers, mistress of King Henry II of France, 1499-1566. She wears a chaperon headress that ties under the chin, pink velvet surtout with puffed and slashed sleeves trimmed with ermine

Background imageChaperon Collection: Francoise de Foix, Countess of Chateaubriand, 1475-1537

Francoise de Foix, Countess of Chateaubriand, 1475-1537
Francoise de Foix, Countess of Chateaubriand, mistress of King Francis I of France, 1475-1537. She wears a chaperon headdress trimmed with gold cloth at the front

Background imageChaperon Collection: Young woman in the era of King Francis I

Young woman in the era of King Francis I, 1515-1547. She wears a chaperon headdress that has the form of a bonnet, purple velvet dress with wide sleeves, pearl belt and peacock feather fan

Background imageChaperon Collection: Woman of the court of King Francis I, 1515-1547

Woman of the court of King Francis I, 1515-1547. She wears a chaperon headdress, a red velvet surtout decorated with gold stripes, puff sleeves, and a gold-striped petticoat

Background imageChaperon Collection: Queen Claude, first wife of King Francis I, 1499-1524

Queen Claude, first wife of King Francis I, 1499-1524. She wears a rich chaperon headdress, velvet robe with fur sleeves, open at the front to reveal a rich skirt

Background imageChaperon Collection: Bourgeois man of Paris, 15th century

Bourgeois man of Paris, 15th century. Handcoloured lithograph by Leopold Massard after a miniature in the manuscript Chroniques de Monstrelet in Roger de Gaignieres portfolio V 6 from Le Bibliophile

Background imageChaperon Collection: Sergent d armes or serjeant-at-arms with ceremonial

Sergent d armes or serjeant-at-arms with ceremonial mace, 15th century. Handcoloured lithograph after a manuscript in the Bibliotheque Nationale in Roger de Gaignieres portfolio VI 149 from Le

Background imageChaperon Collection: Servant or valet, sergent ou valet, in livery 15th century

Servant or valet, sergent ou valet, in livery 15th century. In livery of scarlet jaquette, blue chaperon hood, and blue hose

Background imageChaperon Collection: Jenny Vertpre as Le petit chaperon in

Jenny Vertpre as Le petit chaperon in
Actress and singer Jenny Vertpre (Francoise Fann Vausgien, 1797-1865) as Le petit chaperon in the comic opera le Petit Chaperon Rouge by Francois-Adrien Boieldieu at the Theatre de la Porte St

Background imageChaperon Collection: Social Scenes - France - 15th century

Social Scenes - France - 15th century
The French court - Marie dAnjou, queen of Charles VII, receives a book from her chaplain, Robert Blondel, while courtiers stand around Date: 1455

Background imageChaperon Collection: The Chaperon by Jocelyn Brandon & Frederick Arthur

The Chaperon by Jocelyn Brandon & Frederick Arthur. First produced at Devonshire Park in Eastbourne on 21st April 1013 and at The Strand Theatre on 26th April 1913. Presented by Louis Meyer

Background imageChaperon Collection: Harrods head-dress for court presentations

Harrods head-dress for court presentations
Advertisement for Harrods for head-dresses to be worn at court presentations. On the left is a design for a debutante, suitable for shingled hair to support the court plume of feathers

Background imageChaperon Collection: German Costume Early C15

German Costume Early C15
Men: garments with hanging sleeves worn under armour, chaperon with liripipe. Woman: houppelande (gown) with hanging sleeves, ermine borders, a rosary & a barbette Date: early 15th century

Background imageChaperon Collection: English Costume C15Th

English Costume C15Th
Men: cap with turned up brim, chaperon with liripipe, hose, short houppelandes ( one with dagged sleeves). Woman: fur- trimmed gown, hanging sleeves, high-crowned bonnet headdress Date: 15th century

Background imageChaperon Collection: Courtiers Dress C15Th

Courtiers Dress C15Th
Garments: chaperon, dagged (scalloped) huke, two colour jacket worn over a doublet, riding buskins & spurs, hooded houppelande or gown with dagged, wide funnel sleeves Date: 15th century

Background imageChaperon Collection: Men of Bourgogne C. 1450

Men of Bourgogne C. 1450
Embroidered jerkin (jacket) with hanging sleeves worn over a doublet, hose, piked side- lacing boots with spurs, fur- lined & trimmed jerkin with side vents, chaperon (hat). Date: circa 1450

Background imageChaperon Collection: Frenchmen of 1470

Frenchmen of 1470
Short fur-lined jerkin (jacket) with hanging sleeves, hose, piked shoes (cracowes), long gowns - one with dagged sleeves, small round caps & hats & a chaperon with liripipe Date: 1470

Background imageChaperon Collection: French Nobles of C15Th

French Nobles of C15Th
Fur-lined and edged houppelandes or gowns with hanging sleeves worn over doublets, a pouch or bag suspended from a belt & hats with burlets. Date: circa 1425

Background imageChaperon Collection: State Officers

State Officers
State officers wear long gowns or houppelandes - two have pleated fronts, one has closed hanging sleeves, also a long huke, shoulder cape & hood, a chaperon & a cone shaped hat. Date: 15th century

Background imageChaperon Collection: Englishman 1385

Englishman 1385
The peasants revolt has been suppressed and now a gentleman can dress finely - vast pendant sleeves to his surcoat, an elegant chaperon (hood) Date: circa 1385

Background imageChaperon Collection: Cartoon, Little Red Riding Hood

Cartoon, Little Red Riding Hood in a wartime version in which a little French girl encounter a German officer (wolf) hiding behind a tree. Date: 1919

Background imageChaperon Collection: Knight of the Order of the Broom-Pod, 13th century

Knight of the Order of the Broom-Pod, 13th century.. Handcolored copperplate drawn and engraved by Leopold Massard from French Costumes from King Clovis to Our Days, Massard, Mifliez, Paris, 1834

Background imageChaperon Collection: Margaret of Bar, wife of Henry V, Count of

Margaret of Bar, wife of Henry V, Count of Luxembourg, 1220-1275.. Handcolored copperplate drawn and engraved by Leopold Massard from French Costumes from King Clovis to Our Days, Massard, Mifliez

Background imageChaperon Collection: French judge in robes, 14th century

French judge in robes, 14th century.. Handcolored copperplate drawn and engraved by Leopold Massard from French Costumes from King Clovis to Our Days, Massard, Mifliez, Paris, 1834

Background imageChaperon Collection: John V, Duke of Brittany, Count of Montfort, 1339-1399

John V, Duke of Brittany, Count of Montfort, 1339-1399.. Handcolored copperplate drawn and engraved by Leopold Massard from French Costumes from King Clovis to Our Days, Massard, Mifliez, Paris, 1834

Background imageChaperon Collection: Mace-bearer or sergeant at arms, 14th century

Mace-bearer or sergeant at arms, 14th century.. Handcolored copperplate drawn and engraved by Leopold Massard from French Costumes from King Clovis to Our Days, Massard, Mifliez, Paris, 1834

Background imageChaperon Collection: The Allies have decided to supply Germany

The Allies have decided to supply Germany
Les Alli鳠 ont d飩 d頤 e ravitailler L Allemagne ! (The Allies have decided to supply Germany). Guillaume


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