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Dress with a paisley border, ca. 1810, Musée Historique de Tissu de Lyon

Dress with a paisley border, ca. 1810, Musée Historique de Tissu de Lyon

14th century, Dress from Herjolfsnes, Greenland. Black/brown wool. Used to cover the body of a woman age 25-30 in her grave. It may or may not be her dress.

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

Pattern is based on extant piece, 14th century ladies undergown (chemise), made from fine linen or silk.

Deciphered pattern from c ladies chemise- Ranis castle Germany ( current location of chemise unknown). From "A History of Costume", Carl Köhler

http://romandelarose.org/#read;Ferrell.005r  Love the giant dagged sleeves, must have some

Houppelande with dagged sleeves - from a French glossary under Franges (dagging in English). In my opinion, this is NOT a houppelande, it is a fitted gown; however, the sleeves are houppelande style sleeves, so perhaps it is transitional.

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

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