Dress with front and back pleated section. Most often portrayed in the a book of engravings by the Master of the Housebook.
This dress is commonly known as a housebook dress because it was frequently portrayed in a book of engravings called the Housebook. It is a dress with pleated inset in both front and back with fall into the fullness of the skirt. The haub is a pleated rectangle of fabric (I use linen) which is wound about the head to produce is shape. The tail of the haub can be tucked back into it, wound around your neck and simply left to hang.
- Gown – wools, finely woven wools, brocaded or patterned cloths. Rich textiles, collars featuring velvets and furs. Fur trim
- Kirtle – wools lined in linen
- Underclothes – Linen
- Gown – Some cottons, linens, Linen blends wool blends, brocades, some poly/cotton upholstery fabrics to achieve the woven in patterns.
- Kirtle – Linen and linen blends, some cottons to lighten the under layers
- Underclothes – Linen, linen blends, cottons
- pointed shoes
- housebook dress
- thin leather belt
- mantle (short cloak)
- schaube (heavy long coat)
http://craftyagatha.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/pleat-detail3.png (detail of back pleats) http://employees.oneonta.edu/farberas/arth/Images/ARTH_214images/prints/housebook_aristotle_and_phyllis.jpg
|Source of Period Pic||https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Durer,_Portrait_of_a_Young_F%C3%BCrleger_with_Her_Hair_Done_Up.jpg|
|Model||Amira bint Timurhan|
|Photographer||Vincent De Vere|