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Anglo saxon clothing

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Left: Anglo-Saxon nobleman is wearing an embroidered tunic/ bliaud over a chemise with embroidered sherte (the word shirt comes from it), a chemise type garment with sleeves, mantle, cross-gartered breeches.  Right: noblewoman wears embroidered bliaud over chemise with cuffs. she wears mantle and headrail. fitted waist by lacings down the back.  (11th C)

Left: Anglo-Saxon nobleman is wearing an embroidered tunic/ bliaud over a chemise with embroidered sherte (the word shirt comes from it), a chemise type garment with sleeves, mantle, cross-gartered breeches. Right: noblewoman wears embroidered bliaud over chemise with cuffs. she wears mantle and headrail. fitted waist by lacings down the back. (11th C)

During the Viking age, the fabric would have been woven to the correct dimensions for the intended purpose, rather than cut from larger piece of cloth, as was done for the replica shown to the right. As a result, a leg wrap from the Viking age would have selvages along each edge which resisted fraying, rather than a stitch used on the modern replica.

During the Viking age, the fabric would have been woven to the correct dimensions for the intended purpose, rather than cut from larger piece of cloth, as was done for the replica shown to the right. As a result, a leg wrap from the Viking age would have selvages along each edge which resisted fraying, rather than a stitch used on the modern replica.

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Sorry, I haven't prepared English version of this article, but visit us soon! Notka o stroju na prośbę Czytelniczki. Z góry uprzedzam, że jest to streszczenie posiadanych przeze mnie informacji. Nie mam niestety czasu na tworzenie obszernych przypisów i podawanie bibliografii (zresztą i tak większość kończyłaby się na Fresze bądź Halli), także nie jest to absolutnie tekst naukowy :) Jeśli jakaś kwestia wydaje się być dyskusyjna, proszę o komentarz - zawsze fajnie dowiedzieć się czegoś…

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Anglo-Saxon Woman, Dover Museum

A reconstruction of an Anglo-Saxon woman based on a grave find in Dover dated to circa 575-625 AD. This was the conversion period and although the woman was buried with high status grave goods she may have been a Christian as the practice of burying grave goods persisted for several generations. This woman was buried with her jewelery, keys, a glass beaker and her weaving tool. Dover Museum, Dover, Kent, England.

Norman Noblewoman: period outfits based on finds in Britain. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Norman Noblewoman: period outfits based on finds in Britain. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

This is the sort of thing I'd wear in the winter:  it's warm, and has that lovely Maid Marian look.

Historic Enterprises Headrail Set, Anglo-Saxon [BSD-WHW-03] - Women covered their heads in tenth and eleventh century England as it was considered indecent for a woman to show her hair. The archaeological record offers little in the way of information for women's headcoverings in this period, so modern interpretations are of necessity based on illuminations and extrapolations from

Gone Medieval – Sewing Empire

After a week full of shenanigans, it is due time to finally reveal my secret project to you. As I am mostly into sewing Regency costumes, this might come as a little surprise, but: I have decided …