A first-class study, with photos, of costumes, material and trinkets
survived from the middle ages - assembled by Cynthia du Pré Argent.
A useful collection of
enlargeable thumbnail illustrations of costumes
brief text in French). Separate pages deal with: a. Women's
); b. Men's
); and c. Accessories
A basic but reliable
illustrated introduction to men
and women's clothing - a part of a series covering many periods.
Some 500 plates
illustrating costume from antiquity till the middle of
nineteenth century, first published in Munich between 1861
and 1880. The site was created by L. Otis Sweezey.
A detailed and comprehensive account compiled by I. Marc
A series of very useful illustrated instructions (by I. Marc Carlson)
collection of images of women from paintings from the 15th century by
artists working primarily in the north-western part of Europe.
A simple introduction, with bibliography, to the changes that took
place in the
style of women's dresses from 460-1460, written by Affreca McNaven.
Sharon M. Krossa has written
introductory articles, that contain brief bibliographies and form part
collection of her articles on Medieval Scotland. Also included is Leine
simple description - amusingly written - of how to make a leine, a type
smock common in sixteenth-century Ireland and possibly
Cynthia su Pré Argent, this site - amusingly named 'Folly Bells: jingle
all the way' - shows how bells can be used on medieval outfits.
Another useful article written
by 'Duchess Leah Kasmira
A useful account of the simple medieval hood that, over time, became an
instructions with a pattern written
by a medieval re-enactor who glories in the name of 'Duchess Leah
Kasmira of Natterhelm'.
More very useful illustrated
instructions (by I. Marc Carlson) of how
Simple instructions on how to make leather pouches.
photos of medieval armour made by Wade Allen.
A comprehensive and most useful glossary. There is also a modern
version of 'How
a man shall be armed for his ease when he shall fight on foot
A useful and easily understood glossary, arranged in alphabetical order
separate page for each letter - apart from 'X') with numerous
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