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Herjolfsnes No. 39 women's well preserved dress, late 14th century, National Museum of Denmark, Kopenhagen

Herjolfsnes No. 39 womens well preserved dress, late century, National Museum of Denmark, Kopenhagen

16th century - notice how the "fashion fabric" is only on the front pieces where it would show...we're not the only ones interested in saving $$

century - notice how the "fashion fabric" is only on the front pieces where it would show.we're not the only ones interested in saving money.

Gentlemen, perhaps you are working from your studio or spending the day reading and writing letters - just the thing in 18th century "at home" wear.  Bold palette, Chintz dressing gown with attached waistcoat, c. 1750-1799. Collection Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Man’s chintz dressing gown with attached waistcoat, Collection Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Medieval Garments ~ Herjolfsnes ~ In 1921, a large number of graves were excavated in the burial ground of the old Norse colony of Herjolfsnes ("Herjolf's Point") in Greenland. The repaired gown from Herjolfsnes with find nr. 38. A long-sleeved dress made from a "four-shaft twill of medium stoutness" with a black warp and a brown weft. The garment was used to cover the body of a small woman (4'6"-4'8"), aged 25-30, based on analysis of her bones.

century, Dress from Herjolfsnes, Greenland. Used to cover the body of a woman age in her grave.

Houpelande of Jan Zhorelecky made from velvet. Usually worn with belt and decorated with fur, 1396

Jan ze Zgorzelca houppelande - Houpelande of Jan Zhorelecky made from velvet. Usually worn with belt and decorated with fur, 1396

Sidelacing on paintings from the 15th Century -Maniacal Medievalist

Side-Laced Cotehardie – I Think I Found It

Cotte side Master of the Life of the Virgin, Visitation 1463 bvisitat - Maternity wear. Source provides research and info on why this is maternity wear. Underdress of patterned fabric!

Some Clothing of the Middle Ages -- Kyrtles/Cotes/Tunics/Gowns -- Herjolfsnes 43

Some Clothing of the Middle Ages -- Kyrtles/Cotes/Tunics/Gowns -- Herjolfsnes 43

Empress Mathylda's tunic (1102-1167) deposited at Ambazac Paris Church. Source: livinghistory. elizabethchadwick.blogspot.cz

Byzantine Tunic: tunics were offered in a variety of lengths. They were worn short, knee length, long, or all the way to the floor.

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