A tunic dress style outfit with accessories common to many early or pre medieval cultures. Under dress in the tunic style, and a decorated over dress.
Few representations survive of early garments and many fewer extant examples, however what does survive would support much of what is shown here.
The basic tunic style dress consisting of a linen under dress and a wool over dress featuring embroidered decoration around the neck. Worn with a wimple minus the veil (not pictured) on the head.
- Linen for Under Layers
- Wool for outer Layer
- Linen or silk for the wimple and veil
- Some cottons
- cotton/linen blends
- linen/rayon blends
- some wool blends
- Under Dress
- Over Tunic
- Wimple and Veil
|Source of Period Pic||The National Portrait Gallery History of the Kings and Queens of England by David Williamson, ISBN 1855142287.|
|Model||Diana Hastings 020213-22 091413-06|
|Photographer||Vincent De Vere|