Left: Anglo-Saxon nobleman is wearing an embroidered tunic/ bliaud over a chemise with embroidered sherte (the word shirt comes from it), a chemise type garment with sleeves, mantle, cross-gartered breeches.  Right: noblewoman wears embroidered bliaud over chemise with cuffs. she wears mantle and headrail. fitted waist by lacings down the back.  (11th C)

Left: Anglo-Saxon nobleman is wearing an embroidered tunic/ bliaud over a chemise with embroidered sherte (the word shirt comes from it), a chemise type garment with sleeves, mantle, cross-gartered breeches. Right: noblewoman wears embroidered bliaud over chemise with cuffs. she wears mantle and headrail. fitted waist by lacings down the back. (11th C)

11th Century Byzantine Clothing Construction - A very good class handout regarding Byzantine clothing

11th Century Byzantine Clothing Construction - A very good class handout regarding Byzantine clothing

11th century Norman male costume. I really like the red on the calves.

11th century Norman male costume. I really like the red on the calves.

11th century Saxon - Jorgencraft. Tight-sleeved underdress, loose-sleeved overdress, both with unfussy and versatile trim.

11th century Saxon - Jorgencraft. Tight-sleeved underdress, loose-sleeved overdress, both with unfussy and versatile trim.

French queens costumes 10th to 11th century THE CAROLINGIAN PERIOD. French medieval queens, nobility costumes in the period of the 10th and 11th century. French Middle Ages Fashion History.

French queens costumes 10th to 11th century THE CAROLINGIAN PERIOD. French medieval queens, nobility costumes in the period of the 10th and 11th century. French Middle Ages Fashion History.

11th century Girls by Antalika.deviantart.com on @deviantART.  Note the way the woman on the right has belted the rear panel, only, of her two-hanging-panel apron dress.

11th century Girls by Antalika.deviantart.com on @deviantART. Note the way the woman on the right has belted the rear panel, only, of her two-hanging-panel apron dress.

Two griffons back-to-back. 11th Century: Two griffons back-to-back. Silk serge an wool. Fragment; from a reliquary. Byzantine. Musee de Valere, Sion, France. Volbach, Early Decorative Textiles p.147

Two griffons back-to-back. 11th Century: Two griffons back-to-back. Silk serge an wool. Fragment; from a reliquary. Byzantine. Musee de Valere, Sion, France. Volbach, Early Decorative Textiles p.147

World Map 11th Century  Description: "Cotton" of Anglo-Saxon world map (c. 1040)

World Map 11th Century Description: "Cotton" of Anglo-Saxon world map (c. 1040)

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