Glossary of English Hairstyles and Headdress: | Jewels, Hair and Accessories of the Middle Ages

Glossary of English Hairstyles and Headdress: | Jewels, Hair and Accessories of the Middle Ages

Queen Matilda of Flanders (1031-1083) Wife of William the Conqueror, King of England. **25th GGM**

Queen Matilda of Flanders (1031-1083) Wife of William the Conqueror, King of England. **25th GGM**

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

…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.

Silk Damask 12th c. Medallion of Henry the Saint Reference : 10-0018 "This fabric is a reproduction of a byzantic textile from the second half of the 12th century that was part of a dalmatic in Bamberg, Germany, in Munich National Museum. Probably woven in Sicily."

Silk Damask 12th c. Medallion of Henry the Saint Reference : 10-0018 "This fabric is a reproduction of a byzantic textile from the second half of the 12th century that was part of a dalmatic in Bamberg, Germany, in Munich National Museum. Probably woven in Sicily."

Link to a blog post with a nice write up of making a basic linen bliaut. Note that I don't think this is the most historically accurate method of recreating a bliaut. However I think that this is what most people are looking for when they think "bliaut" and she wrote such a great set of notes.

12th Century Style Bliaut

Link to a blog post with a nice write up of making a basic linen bliaut. Note that I don't think this is the most historically accurate method of recreating a bliaut. However I think that this is what most people are looking for when they think "bliaut" and she wrote such a great set of notes.

Interesting site for 11th and 12th C. - note the pattern on the dress. First base color, then tone darker drawing on top.

Interesting site for 11th and 12th C. - note the pattern on the dress. First base color, then tone darker drawing on top.

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

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