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Clothing of city guard The member of city guard is dressed in hose made of wool. Hose are tied up to woolen vest which is lined by stiff linen fabric capable to hold the hose. For the lashing the lucet braids are used. Below the vest is linen shirt. Over the vest the guard wears quilted pourpoint made of coarse linen. Pattern of this piece is based of extant artefact belonging to Charles de Blois. On the pourpoint man wears a hood made of wool and linen. The pattern for hood is according the

18" bodice laces, luceted of wool with brass aglet by SimplyMaco, $5.00

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Tailor's - Catany, Landsknecht - inspired by etching of Daniel Hopfer (ca 1525-1530). It is made of red and white felt. Shirt and underpants are linen. The braids are created by lucet technique. Some of them crafted by Hanka using finger loop braiding. The author of the headdress is the owner.

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Lucet braiding. I never took the time to work out how to lucet more than a simple braid. Would so like to do this though