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Historical Warrior Illustration Series Part V

Tunicella, before 1246, Kunsthistorisches Museum    This was made in Palermo (which means I could be related to whoever wore it, but probably not), but its date of creation is unknown.  All we know is that it was mentioned in documents twice: once in 1350 where it was called “a blue gown”, and once in 1246 where it was called a “gown of samite”.

Detail of cuff from Blue Dalmatic or Tunicella, embroidered with pearls, Sicily (Roger of Sicily's Tunicella, cuff details)

Pellote of Leonora Aragon (1st half of 13th century). Some information about pattern.

A surcote was the essential medieval jumper dress. Sideless Surcoat of Lenora Aragon early "Pellote of Leonora de Castille"

Empress Mathylda's tunic (1102-1167) deposited at Ambazac Paris Church. Source: livinghistory. elizabethchadwick.blogspot.cz

Byzantine Tunic: tunics were offered in a variety of lengths. They were worn short, knee length, long, or all the way to the floor.

Medieval men’s and women’s costumes from the 1300s-1400s

robinlafevers: “ kateelliottsff: “ amarantines: “ ardentblue: “ tweed-eyes: “ clothing of Lower Empire ” The Byzantine Empire, that is.