This is a tablet woven belt made in two layers. The outer layer is cotton with mylar wrapped thread that emulates gold thread used in period weaving. The images woven into the belt using a brocade technique. The belt is woven in two parts with a cotton inner belt and the layers are sewn together. The buckle is a reproduction of an English find from 1300-1400’s buckle from a private collection. Purchased from a reenactor vendor.
The garters are made in the same manner.
- Linen, silk, gold wire, bronze/copper alloy
- Silk, cotton, linen, wool, mylar thread, brass, bronze
- The buckle is a reproduction of a 1300-1400’s buckle from a private collection. Purchased from a reenactor vendor.
Cleveland Museum of Art, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Italy,_Sicily,_end_of_11th_century_-_Two_Galloon_Fragments_Mounted_Together_-_1940.492.a_-_Cleveland_Museum_of_Art.tif
|Source of Period Pic||Wikipedia commons, Cleveland Museum of Art|
|Photographer||Vincent De Vere|