1.0 Introduction 1.1 The Easiest Answer 1.2 Garnache (Hooded Tunics) in Artwork 1.3 Mantles in Artwork 1.4 Hoods in Artwork2.0 Answering the Question3.0 Surviving Hoods 3.1 Skjoldeham Hood 3.2 Greenland Hoods 3.3 Bocksten Man Hood 3.4 La Verna Hood4.0 Surviving Mantles and Chasubles 4.1 High Status Mantles 4.2 Low Status Mantle 4.3 “Coronation Mantle” ofContinue reading “High Medieval Foul Weather Clothing”
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Hosen in a late 12th century Western European style
My objective for this project is to create a set of hosen based on known evidence for their pattern, execution, and overall appearance. For references, I have used extant garments and period illuminations from as close as my target year as available, 1190CE. I used this information to create a pattern that represents my bestContinue reading “Hosen in a late 12th century Western European style”
Undergarments 1: Undertunic
In a world where most outer clothing was made of wool, a base layer to work as a barrier between it and the wearer’s skin was nearly a necessity. Later centuries would merge layers together, seamstresses and tailors putting linings in doublets and chauces, but in the 12th century these were distinct items of clothing.Continue reading “Undergarments 1: Undertunic”
How Much Clothing Should I Have?
I commonly portray a craftsman living in the late 12th century who takes up arms when advantageous, originally from Norman Sicily but now settled in Antioch. Such a person would have some means, but far and away from the knightly or noble classes. In the last couple of years I have arrived at a conceptContinue reading “How Much Clothing Should I Have?”