Neckline Variations from Period Sources
The holidays always seem to find me ill. This year wasn’t so bad, but I was down with a cold for over a week. I always think I’ll get some online stuff done with I’m convalescing,…
Side-Laced Cotehardie – I Think I Found It
After several days of searching through 15th century Dutch painters, I think I found what I am looking for. Side-laced No waist-line I was so excited last night when I found the picture. I just sat…
What’s with the ruffle?
Have you ever noticed that when you start gathering together images as “proof” of whatever historical things you’re planning to sew that suddenly you start seeing things in the images you’ve never seen before? Yeah, it’s like that. Here we go, I’m working on a 15th century kirtle (or cotehardie, whatever you want to call it) and I’m tickled at…Continue Reading→
Boksten Man (found in bog, late 14th-century) finds. Hood (with 90cm liripipe), cloak, tunic/kyrtle, hose (plus two closeups showing hose tied at back and holes/repairs in main garment).
Tófa or Tove (ca 970) was a Slavic princess and a Danish Viking Age queen (King Harald Bluetooth's wife). Tófa (ON) was the daughter of Prince Mistivir of the Obotrites (Venden). (Et af de designs, som Jim Lyngvild har lavet til vikingeudstillingen)
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Belt | North Italian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
[ Egon Beckenbauer, Munich (before ca. 1979; sold to Waldner)] ; Franz Waldner, Munich (ca. 1979; sold to private collection) ; Private Collection (1980s) ; [ Artemis Fine Arts, Ltd., Munich (by 2014; sold to Fogg)] ; [ Sam Fogg Ltd
Coloring the Fencing Master in the Getty Fiore's Segno della Spada - La cotte simple
My interpretation of an Italian fencing master's clothing, c. 1409, illuminated in Fiore's Il Fiore di Battaglia's segno della spada from the Getty MS.
Woollen caps worn by Dutch whalers, anonymous, c. 1700 - c. 1800 - Rijksmuseum
Some styles never go out of fashion: Woollen caps worn by Dutch whalers, anoniem, c. 1700 - c. 1800