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About The Bliaut

Books About The Bliaut

  • "Well Cut Through the Body: Fitted Clothing in 12th Century Europe"
    Waugh, Christina Freider (1999)
    Dress, volume 29 (1999) from the Costume Society of America
    This article is several pages long, well researched and organized and has many contemporary quotes regarding bliauts. It includes two pages of footnotes and bibliography.
  • Women's Costume in French Texts of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries."Women's Costume in French Texts of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries."
    Goddard, Eunice Rathbone
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  • Patterns for Theatrical Costumes : Garments, Trims, and Accessories from Ancient Egypt to 1915"Patterns for Theatrical Costumes : Garments, Trims, and Accessories from Ancient Egypt to 1915"
    Holkeboer, Katherine Strand
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  • "Estroit vestu et menu cosu: Evidence for the construction of twelfth-century dress"
    Harris, Jennifer
      Found in:Medieval art: recent perspectives, A memorial tribute to C.R. Dodwell"Medieval art: recent perspectives, A memorial tribute to C.R. Dodwell"
    Owen-Crocker G, R, Graham, T (eds)
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  • "The Bliaut: A Reconstruction Based on Primary Source Material"
    Sibly, Belinda (Mistress Rowena Le Sarjent) (1993)
    Tournaments Illuminated, Winter 1993 (#109)
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What is this? This is The Garbindex - a guide to making garb for recreationists (ie how to sew clothes that will make you look genuinely medieval, when 'playing' with such groups as the SCA, doing LARP - or even making something really genuine for drama.)

Use these resources to find resources that will help you create clothing that looks great - and real!

 
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