Linda -Handcrafted History

Linda -Handcrafted History

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Sundsvall/Sweden / Historical tailor and arts & craft teacher that loves history adventures, medieval events and viking clothes. Visit my blog for more sewing inspiration!
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MEDIEVAL SPANISH CROSS C.1450-1650

Late Medieval/Colonial Period and through the Spanish Inquisition. Trefoil terminal beams with circle to the center. Professionally refurbished with the silver

How to pleat a shirt in the 15th century. In: Archaeological Textiles Review 54, 2012, 79-91. | Beatrix Nutz - Academia.edu

Based on the shirt fragments from the century found at Lengberg Castle in East-Tyrol this paper describes the methods with which these shirts have been pleated, what type of stiches have been used for sewing and how the trimming strips were

How to pleat a shirt in the 15th century. In: Archaeological Textiles Review 54, 2012, 79-91. | Beatrix Nutz - Academia.edu

How to pleat a shirt in the 15th century. In: Archaeological Textiles Review 54, 2012, 79-91. | Beatrix Nutz - Academia.edu

Extant doublet ca. 1560. Supposedly Italian. Now held in the Royal Museum of Scotland and documented/patterned by Janet Arnold. Red silk satin lined with linen, with cotton wool stuffed loosely between the vertical quilting. The doublet has six eyelets at each sleeve head for lacing on armor components and eyelets set into the narrow skirting for pointing (lacing) one's breeches to the doublet.  Photo credit Mary Westerman Bulgarella

Extant doublet, ca. Formerly held in Hever Castle but now resides at the National Museum of Scotland. Made of red silk and stuffed with wool fiber, it has six eyelets at the top of each sleeve for pointing (lacing) on armor components.

15thc/16th c collar fragment from Kempten. Linen. Photo by Marion McNealy.

15thc/16th c collar fragment from Kempten. Linen. Photo by Marion McNealy.

Girdle End Plate, Belt with Silver-gilt, semi-precious stones, silk, silver thread. L. 178cm; W. 3 cm. Belt with struts 1250-1325, buckle and end facings c. 1450.

Girdle End Plate, Belt with Silver-gilt, semi-precious stones, silk, silver thread. Belt with struts buckle and end facings c.

14th c. woven silk belt (in three fragments). Possibly from the northern Rhine. Now in Paris, Musée de Cluny - Musée National du Moyen-Age

woven silk belt (in three fragments) decorated with female heads and rosettes. possibly from the northern Rhine. Treasury of Colmar, Now in Paris, musée de Cluny - musée national du Moyen-Age.