Tunic of Heinrich II. or more probably of Kunigunda, 1st half of 11th century, Abegg-Stiftung Foundation, Bern

I love the asymmetry of this. Tunic of Heinrich II. or more probably of Kunigunda, half of century, Abegg-Stiftung Foundation, Bern

11th century Bamberg tunic - the dalmatic of Heinrich II (reconstruction)

century Bamberg tunic - the dalmatic of Heinrich II (reconstruction)

Остяк (Ханты) туники формы платье из льна, вышитые красным, синим и желтым шерсти.  Собранные для Британского музея из северного сибирского города Салехард, на реке Оби, сэр Генри Хойл Хауорт в 1898 году.

The ko'k ko'ylek, richly embroidered in cross-stitch, was the century wedding dress of the wealthy Karakalpak bride.

The Bayeux Tapestry (from 1070) 230ft long depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. (This panel shows the death of Harold the English King.) It is one of the most important historical 'diaries'. Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, France

The Bayeaux Tapestry: Harold tries to pull the arrow from his eye. The English Dragon flies nearby. It is shown as Red – but may have been Gold or Silver / White. The tapestry has been altered 800 times.


Cloak attributed to St. Clara dated to century is now in convent S.Chiara in Assisi

New Liturgical Movement: Liturgical arts: the role of colour?

The Dalmatic of the Göss Vestments, showing a collection of fantastic animals…

Much of trimming dates to 1181, square trimming around neck dates to 13th century, and white silk dates to 18th century.  Traces of original fabric still exist under silk lining.  Early history of this piece mentioned in embroidery inscription in both Latin and Arabic which says it was made in Palermo 1181 for William II of Sicily.

Alba, century, Kunsthistorisches Museum What you’re seeing isn’t a completely medieval piece of clothing. Rather, much of the trimming dates to the square trimming around the neck.