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desireesewing - Landsknecht gown bodice shapes (also lots of great pictures of the gown finished and in-progress!)

Durer dress As a determining source for this dress Portrait of Young woman, also known as Katharina Furleger (A. Durer, 1497) was chosen. The dress is made of wool, at the waist and back it has small frills. Tight sleeves are inserted into deep armholes. Inside is wide chemise decorated by embroidery - Holbein stitch was used. The head-cover is inspired by Portrait of Elsbeth Tucher (A.Durer, 1499). Next pages show more details.

1522, ladies bathing. They wear short chemises. One lady has rolled down pale yellow stockings and wears delicate sandals.