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The Valois tapestries are a wonderful source of full length garb images, but until recently only a few images in colour and at close range were available. Thankfully, Sherrie Andra Keller took detailed photographs when the tapestries were at the … Continue reading
Greetings all, Over the last couple of weeks this page has been updated. I have added new images to 15th and 16th century galleries. I have also created a new gallery which contains images used in my French hood research. … Continue reading
Here is a copy of the handout for my French hood class to be given at GNW. I will only have a limited number of colour copies available, so please feel free to print a copy for yourselves and bring … Continue reading
Prior to some camping events last year I set out to make a 16th century French outfit that was comfortable to wear and easy to get in or out of. The outfit was based on this image: There are other … Continue reading
An updated overview is now complete – it now covers the entire 16th century. It can be downloaded here: An exploration of 16th century French dress March 2012. Please be aware that the file is about 12MB in size.
This is a copy of a paper that I gave at a Collegium recently. It gives an overview of styles and various elements of French dress in the first three quarters of 16th century. An overview of the last quarter … Continue reading