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A tunic of the infante Don García (d. 1145 or 1146 [A.H. 540 or 541]) son of the emperor Alfonso VII, was discovered in 1968 in his tomb in the Panteón Real of the parochial church of Oña (Burgos). This garment, which was worn for riding, fit the body closely down to the hips, where it flared out in four pleats with a split skirt. It has long tight sleeves terminating in a semi-belled opening.

tunic of the infante Don García (d. 1145 or son of the emperor Alfonso VII, was discovered in 1968 in his tomb in the Panteón Real 60 Examples Of Real Medieval Clothing - An Evolution Of Fashion

Tomb cover slab of count Wiprecht of Groitzsch (died 1124). Saxony, second quarter of the 13th century.

Tomb Cover Slab of Count Wiprecht of Groitzsch (died Saxony, Germany, second quarter of the century

St. Martin Church in Zillis Switzerland: He clearly has a keyhole neckline and a knee length garment with tight sleeves. Side lacing is not apparent.

S:t Martin Church in Zillis Switzerland, a keyhole neckline and a knee length garment with tight sleeves, side lacing is not apparent.

Eagle Dalmatic, South German, 1st half of 14th c.  Chinese purple damask, c. 1300; gold and silk embroidery    This is an excellent example of what "Royal Purple" really is -- a rather reddish purple.  Grape purple is not the same color at all!

Some extant clothing of the middle ages (photos) "Royal Purple "is actually the reddish purple seen in this garment.

1300s surplice, French.  National Museum, Munich.  Note band of trim across chest, shoulders, and vertical in center.  Godets at side reinforced (?) with embroidered patches that match cuffs.   From Kohler, who notes that it is of "white linen, braided with blue and red."     additional info from Nancy Stengel

Early Middle Ages-- Alb—A liturgical vestment of the Catholic Church. A long white tunic with narrow sleeves and a slit for the head, tied with a belt. The name derived from the Roman tunica alba (white tunic).

Coat of the HRE Henry II, 11th century

The Nostalgic Dream of a Mythical, Constant, Monarchical Papacy.

Robe of (Holy Roman) Emperor Heinrechs II, Century, Kohler,Kostumewerk

XIII century Spain

Tunic from century is shown in Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Taken from Historical needlework resources

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Herjolfsnes No. 42 probably men's relatively tight garment, late century, National Museum of Denmark, Kopenhagen

Chartres: See the knife-pleats and the long sleeves with geometric trim on the edges. Notice that her sleeves are square at the bottom.

The Bliaut throughout Century Europe Chartres: See the knife-pleats and the long sleeves with geometric trim on the edges. Notice that her sleeves are square at the bottom;

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