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Cream linen torque with jewels and pearls
Hennins were all the rage for high-class ladies in the second half of the 1400s. Apparently this style of headdress is called a Butterfly Hennin. It looks bizarre, but I actually think it's more attractive than the Tudor gable hoods that became fashionable in the 1500s. age fashion, red silk, fine silk, butterflies, courts, 1400s fashion, butterfli hennin, embroidery, hat
Red Silk encrusted in Goldwork and embroidery, with Pearls and Jewels with a fine Silk Veil
Templars - hairstyle used from 1350-1390. Article that talks all about their use and beautiful pictures of reproductions
Light Gold Silk and Gold Brocade Heart Shaped Hennin, with Amber Jewels and Pearls
la ricostruzuione "a tappe" di una tipica pettinatura settecentesca realizzato per la mostra su Maria Antonietta.
Saints head - 16th c. - hair side
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Plantagenet Crespine ( 1364-Late 14th century) Wearing the hair in vertical braids continued to be in fashion throughout the Planagenet period. Headdresses like fig. 25 featured fillets made of silver and gold, set with jewels. False hair was probably used and the whole piece would simply be placed over the head. The crespine led to more elaborate headdresses like fig. 26 and fig. 27, where narrow bands of metal, or wire, were made into a reticulated mesh which would sometimes be set with j...
Plantagenet (14th century): Horizontal Braiding, Gorget Gorget--when a wimple is worn without a veil, pinned over hair coils on the side of the head (Fig. 19). Sometimes the coils were braided horizontally (Fig.18). Horizontal Braiding- popular in the mid 14th century, the head would go uncovered, but sometimes a fillet would support the plaits ( Fig. 22).
Lancaster and York ( 1425-1480): Barbe, Loose Hair Barbe- a pleated linen bib, which went out of fashion, along with the wimple, in the sixteenth century. Sumptuary laws of mourning made the barbe mandatory for Court. Loose Hair- was only worn by young girls, unmarried, and queens during coronation ceremony and brides. Often a circlet was worn.