English Costume from the Early Middle Ages Through the Sixteenth Century
Profusely illustrated reference documents clothing styles of all classes — from garments of 10th-century Anglo-Saxons to the splendid coronation outfit of Anne Boleyn in the 16th century, with special attention paid to such details as footwear, cuffs, collars, and hats. Includes information about dress-making construction and notes on social customs.
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Anne of Bohemia appearance attire bands of embroidery barbette Bayeux Tapestry became belt beneath bottom brim CATALOG circlet cloak cloth of gold coif collar colour contemporary cotehardie curled damask decorated doublet DOVER BOOKS drawings dress embroidered exaggerated examples extravagance FACING farthingale fashion fastened fifteenth century figure folds front garments gipon girdle gorget gown GUSTAV STICKLEY hair hats head head-dress Henry Henry VIII hood hose houppelande I I O O—I I O O O—I I O O continued illustrations inches interesting jewels ladies leather liripipe loose materials Men's neck O O—I 300 continued opposite ornamented padded period Phrygian cap picadils plaits pleated popular precious stones reign round ruffle seen sewn shape shoes shoulder side silk silver skirt slashed sleeves sometimes style surcoat tight-fitting tippet trunk-hose tunic usually variety veil velvet VICTORIAN FASHIONS waist wearing women woollen wore worn wrist