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

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From establishing the date for your outfit, defining the wearer, and selecting garments, to measurements, patterns, materials, and methods of construction, for braies, shirts and smocks, cotes, kirtles, doublets, hose, surcotes, cotehardies, gowns, overkirtles, cloaks, children's clothing, head-wear, and on to accessories, this is the perfect costumer's resource all in one volume. There are more than 400 line drawings, including 121 patterns.
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Overview

From establishing the date for your outfit, defining the wearer, and selecting garments, to measurements, patterns, materials, and methods of construction, for braies, shirts and smocks, cotes, kirtles, doublets, hose, surcotes, cotehardies, gowns, overkirtles, cloaks, children's clothing, head-wear, and on to accessories, this is the perfect costumer's resource all in one volume. There are more than 400 line drawings, including 121 patterns.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780896762398
  • Publisher: Quite Specific Media Group, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 411,012
  • Product dimensions: 8.66 (w) x 11.66 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

List of plates 7
Acknowledgements 8
Introduction 9
How to use the book 10
Pt. 1 The techniques
Preparation 13
The personal pattern Block 23
Methods 44
Materials 63
Pt. 2 The garments
Braies, shirts and smocks 67
Braies 69
Shirts and smocks 71
Cotes 75
Kirtles 84
Doublets 93
Hose 104
Surcotes 115
Cotehardies 127
Gowns 135
Outer working garments 167
Cloaks 173
Men's hats and caps 188
Men's hoods 192
Women's linen head-dresses 197
Women's cloth head-dresses and hoods 200
Women's fashionable head-dresses 205
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