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UPDATED: Conjectural clothing construction

  I’m get­ting ready to draft the pat­tern for my final gar­ment of the Arne­gunde out­fit, the outer coat. I’ve fin­ished the embroi­dery for the front open­ing and I’ve ordered the gold thread for the cuffs. There are so few extant gar­ments from this period mak­ing it hard to know how they were con­structed. This is … Con­tinue read­ing »

Categories: Archaeology, Dress and accessories, Gallo-Roman, Textiles, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , | 7 Comments

UPDATED: France Lanord, A. (1962) Das grab der Arnegundis in Saint-Denis. Germania. 40. 341–359.

So I am finally get­ting to trans­lat­ing some of the non-English arti­cles that have been sit­ting on my shelf for awhile. I have no claim to being able to speak any of these lan­guages so I use Google trans­late and sev­eral dif­fer­ent online dic­tio­nar­ies. I am con­cen­trat­ing on those arti­cles specif­i­cally men­tion­ing Arne­gunde (Arne­gonde, Arne­gundis) … Con­tinue read­ing »

Categories: Archaeology, Merovingian Embroidery, Merovingian Women | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

A Byzantine shirt construction

Contact with the Byzan­tine Empire was robust, espe­cially dur­ing the later part of the Merovin­gian period. Here is a web­site that details how to recon­struct an extant Byzan­tine shirt from an archae­o­log­i­cal find in Turkey. I wish we had more extant gar­ments to base our research on.

Categories: Archaeology, Byzantine, Textiles | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments