Posts Tagged ‘late period clothing’

I was sorting though the fabric box this morning and realized I have enough of a green brocade fabric for another sleeveless kirtle. I think I have some yellow brocade in a trunk in the basement too. Really, this is getting ridiculous!

I am running out of ideas for clothing I want. Maybe I can use some of it for Landesknecht? I have been fascinated by the over-the-top nouveau riche Fugger family (German moneylenders to popes and kings) since university. Somewhere, I have a woodcut of a really ugly female member of the Fugger family, and her clothing is the 16th C equivalent of Eurotrash. Hmmm, this is starting to feel like fun.


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