Civil costumes of the French nobility, 1364-1461. Image: Buyenlarge/Getty Images First published in six volumes between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume Historique was an unprecedented attempt to illustrate the entire history of human dress. Spanning the armor of ancient Roman warriors, the garb of Pacific Islanders and the gowns of French nobility, Racinet’s […]

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