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Medieval Tailor's Assistant : Making Common Garments 1200-1500

A comprehensive guide to making period clothes for re-enactment, living history or theatre. From establishing the date of your outfit, defining the wearer and selecting garments, to measurements, patterns, materials, and methods of construction, you can discover how to make braies, shirts and smocks, cotes, kirtles, doublets, hose, surcotes, cotehardies, gowns, overkirtles, cloaks, children's clothing, a variety of head-wear and accessories. There are over 400 line illustrations, including 121 patterns, as well as historical illustrations and photographs. A comprehensive guide for anyone
eBook, English, 2013
Crowood, New York, 2013
1 online resource (460 pages)
9781847978356, 1847978355
Print version:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; List of plates; Acknowledgements; Introduction; How to use the book; Part 1 The techniques; Preparation; The personal pattern Block; Methods; Materials; Part 2 The garments; Body linens
braies, shirts & smocks; Cotes; Kirtles; Doublets; Hose; Surcotes; Cotehardies; Gowns; Outer working garments; Cloaks; Children; Head-wear; Accessories; Glossary; Suggested reading; Suppliers and information