…my white 12th century silk “Trapunto” underdress finished! :D. To date, this is the only technique that I have seen that correctly recreates the look of a 12th century chemise.

…my white 12th century silk “Trapunto” underdress finished! :D. To date, this is the only technique that I have seen that correctly recreates the look of a 12th century chemise.

Medieval Europe, 12th-13th century THE MODE IN HATS AND HEADDRESS, by R. Turner Wilcox--chinstraps make my life complete

Medieval Europe, 12th-13th century THE MODE IN HATS AND HEADDRESS, by R. Turner Wilcox--chinstraps make my life complete

From the well-respected Stefan's Florilegium, this compendium of 12th Century women's clothing wardrobe

From the well-respected Stefan's Florilegium, this compendium of 12th Century women's clothing wardrobe

An amazingly intact pair of late 12th century polychrome (painted) wood sculptures depicting cloaks and clothing typical of the period.

An amazingly intact pair of late 12th century polychrome (painted) wood sculptures depicting cloaks and clothing typical of the period.

Msc. Bibl. 59 from Bamberg work of Petrus Lombardus in the 12th century.  Great examples of the white linen chainse outer garment.  In the bottom row we can even see side lacing holes.

Msc. Bibl. 59 from Bamberg work of Petrus Lombardus in the 12th century. Great examples of the white linen chainse outer garment. In the bottom row we can even see side lacing holes.

12th Century Lady's Wardrobe -- be sure to click over to Aibel's  bliaut page for lots of resources.

12th Century Lady's Wardrobe -- be sure to click over to Aibel's bliaut page for lots of resources.

I stumbled across a conversation on a message board in which a guy was curious about a typical medieval kingdom’s resources—specifically, how many villages and towns a kingdom might encompass…

The Medieval Kingdom

I stumbled across a conversation on a message board in which a guy was curious about a typical medieval kingdom’s resources—specifically, how many villages and towns a kingdom might encompass…

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