Category:European Garb

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European dress in the 12th to 16th centuries had many things in common. In all the varied countries the basic elements were the same. Men and women both wore and undershirt, or Chemise in a light white or unbleached fabric. This first layer protected the outer garments from sweat and body oils. Over this was a mid layer an over dress for women and a doublet of some kind for men. Women wore a head covering of some kind. It was considered both unsanitary and immodest to have a bare head.

The Cotehardie or eight-gore dress, universally worn from the 12th century forward by women from ireland to france.

English Dress


French Dress

Welsh Dress

Scottish Dress


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Pages in category "European Garb"

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