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Blog about belts in the Middle Ages No specific info about this belt, but plenty of links for further research.

Belts and girdles are fairly common in illustrations and portraiture from the Middle Ages and Renaissance, so this webpage instead focuses on extant examples of various styles. For more on belts and belt-buckles, plenty of links.

Brocado campana de estilo italiano del siglo XIV los hombres

century Italian art inspired hood buttoned on the front and tied under the arms. Made of Sartor's light blue replica of century brocade and lined with plain red silk.

Belt plaques from the finery set of Queen Aregund (c.515–573AD), wife of Clotaire I (511–561AD), silver, glass paste & garnet, made c.570AD in Merovingian Gaul

Buckles & Belts Belt plaques from the finery set of Queen Aregund wife of Clotaire I silver, glass paste & garnet, made in Merovingian Gaul

Belt for a Lady's Dress | Cleveland Museum of Art. 1375-1400. Plaque belt, yes? No leather or fabric ground mentioned in museum description.

Italian girdle of cast, chased, gilded and enameled silver plaques. Just under 8 ft.Cleveland Museum of Art

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