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dress, apron - The Annunciation, detail, from The Shepherd's Dance in a c. Book of Hours, uncredited

The shepherd's dance (the annunciation) from a 15th c. book of hours  Reverse hem turned up from the underside and gathered / pleated to fit (Not a ruffle!)

Winged hood without liripipes. Short sleeve front-laced kirtle worn over a white undergown. The Shepherd's Dance, detail, from Annunciation in a c. Book of Hours, uncredited

Manufacturing Cloth from Wool Medieval methods for spinning yarn and making fabric from wool - http://historymedren.about.com/od/clothingandfabric/a/cloth_manufacture.htm

Medieval Methods for Making Fabric from Wool

Manufacturing Cloth from Wool Medieval methods for spinning yarn and making fabric from wool - http://historymedren.about.com/od/clothingandfabric/a/cloth_manufacture.htm

Copy of source from Le Livres des Cleves et Nobles Femmes  note the pointed neck line and her head wear

Copy of source from Le Livres des Cleves et Nobles Femmes note the pointed neck line and her head wear

XVIII-Arachné de Colophon tissant un filet (ARACHNE of Colophon) -- Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375), Le Livre des cleres et nobles femmes, v. 1488-1496, Cognac (France), traducteur anonyme. -- Illustrations painted by Robinet Testard -- BnF Français 599 fol.17v -- See also at: http://www.photo.rmn.fr/cf/htm/CSearchZ.aspx?o=&Total=134&FP=24302134&E=2K1KTSJXQ2SN4&SID=2K1KTSJXQ2SN4&New=T&Pic=130&SubE=2C6NU055AL79

A picture showing Arachne waving before she was transformed into a spider. By Robinet Testard

“Transition” gowns. They occupy a short period between the late 15th century Burgundian gowns with the deep V necks and wide belt, and the incoming 16th century Tudor fashions. Back of gown – appears to have gores for fullness – no waist seam or pleating at the waist like later versions. Worn here with Beggins (headress). Detail from a version of Roman de la Rose, Bodleian Library, MS Douce 195 pg 18 by Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meung, French, late  15th century.

Transition gown – 1490-1500 upcoming project.

For quite a while, I’ve been contemplating “transition” gowns. They occupy a short period between the late century Burgundian gowns with the deep V necks and wide belt, and…

Transitional gown 1510

Transitional gown 1510

Florentine lady  A Young Lady, ca. 1480 (Unknown Artist, possibly Lorenzo di Credi) (ca. 1459-1537) Location TBD

Malarz florencki, , - Portrait of a Lady / Painting / Works of art / Silesian Art Collections - Rariora Artis

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flemish hood - Google Search

FCBTC / Book of Hours (PML, Poitiers, France, ca. Or do we just not see the trailing part at the back?

Titre : Ovide , Héroïdes ou Epîtres , traduction d' Octavien de Saint-Gelais Auteur : Robinet Testart. Enlumineur Auteur : Saint-Gelais, Octovien de (1468-1502). Traducteur Auteur : Ovidius Naso, Publius (0043 av. J.-C.-0017). Auteur du texte Date d'édition : 1400-1500 Source : Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Français 875

Ovid Heroides (The Heroines) The Heroides (“Heroines”) or Epistulae Heroidum are a collection of 21 poems in elegiac couplets. The Heroides take the form of letters addressed by famous mythological.

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