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"Tilke" German gown note the flat front with center seam but no horizontal seam

Tilke German gown - my dress uses this style of pattern, one piece for the front and 3 for the back, with sleeves added.

Pattern is based on extant piece, 14th century ladies undergown (chemise), made from fine linen or silk.

Deciphered pattern from c ladies chemise- Ranis castle Germany ( current location of chemise unknown). From "A History of Costume", Carl Köhler

(women, bottom right, button sleeves on under layer) --- Manuscript BNF Latin 757 Missale et horae ad usum Fratrum Minorum Folio 258r Dating 1385-1390 From Milan, Lombardy, Italy Ho...

(women, bottom right, button sleeves on under layer) --- Manuscript BNF Latin 757 Missale et horae ad usum Fratrum Minorum Folio Dating From Milan, Lombardy, Italy Ho.

Marjorie Bruce, Princess of Scotland - Wife of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland and daughter of Robert I 'the Bruce'.

Marjorie Bruce - daughter of King Robert the Bruce of Scotland.Marjorie Bruce, Princess of Scotland is my paternal great grandmother says GENI

14thc houppelande - note cloak neck.

century houppelande, with its extravagant use of fabric, was a symbol of wealth in medieval times when every scrap of cloth was precious.' Notice her whimsical expression, almost as if she is speaking to the sculptor.

Virgin and Child Limestone with original paint, gilding, and glass France, Ile-de-France, about 1350. The Cloisters Collection, NYC

Virgin & Child -- Crica 1350 -- France -- Limestone w/ original paint, gilding, & glass -- The Cloisters Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art