Womens woolen dress "Red sleeves"
This gown has no historical prototype, however the silhouette and the style of finishing corresponds to the latter half of the XIVth century. The inspiration for the pattern, was taken from the fit of the Norman dress from the Greenlandic excavation and it has been dated from that particular period.
The dress is made completely from the high quality dense woolen cloth and is finished with dual trims of our own design.
The trim around the neckline and on the belt is manually embroidered with bugle beads and beads. The belt ends up with the beaded fringe. The dress comes with the velvet alms purse embroidered with beads as well. Embroidery ornament at the purse avails of the same theme that the trim ornament.
1. Sleeveless dress. It has lacing on each side. There are cut-outs finished with the trim on the skirt, so called by contemporaries "hell windows". Fair lady's skirt in the days had to be of floor-length according to all rules and fashions, hiding any allusion to existence of the legs under it and essentially complicating the walking process. Ladies passed their hands through these "windows" and holding up the front of the skirt while walking.
2. Removable sleeves. They are attached to the dress with the help of linen lacing sewed in the sleeve top. Sleeves have plenty of small buttons to achieve the supreme fit and are decorated with the narrow trim.
3. The belt has a decorative flowing element in front. It is worn at hips according to the XIVth century fashion and fastens with the lacing at the back.
4. The alms purse - velvet, embroidery, silvery tassels. It can be attached to the belt.
Medieval Woolen Red Sleeves Dress is a dark blue with red detachable sleeves. Headdress shown is not for sale.Size Chart