Belts and girdles are fairly common in illustrations and portraiture from the Middle Ages and Renaissance, so this webpage instead focuses on extant examples of various styles. For more on belts and belt-buckles, plenty of links.
Pourpoint This dress is based on extant original which belonged to Charles de Blois (second half of the century). Clothing also include hood with dagges, embroidered belt, woolen embroidered hoses and flat soles hinged-pattens.
collection of artifacts and objects of everyday life from the Golden Horde Khanate contains items produced in all regions of this enormous state, which stretched from the Danube to the River Irtysh in Siberia.
Fragment of a Girdle Date: ca. 1500 Geography: Made in Upper Rhineland, Germany Culture: German Medium: Silver, silver gilt Dimensions: L.) Classification: Metalwork-Silver Credit Line: The Cloisters Collection, 1972 Accession Number:
Embroidered Aumonière with gold thread and silk, and fantastic knot-knobs! From the Benedictine Abbey of St. (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée de Cluny - musée national du Moyen-Âge) / Jean-Gilles Berizzi. angel and griffin