I just realized I answered the wrong post. This is the one about
the Dracula-style collars, not the abbreviated/slit front. Sorry
--- In SCA-Garb@yahoogroups.com
> > Second try for the 2nd half of my question about unusual images.
> > ...also, does anyone have any other examples of the houppe shown
> > either an abbreviated front, or a split front similar to the
> > on the left in this imagehttp://www.jessamynscloset.com/images/postspainimages/Nobleza2/no280a
> > .jpg ? I find it intriguing, and would love to play with it, if I
> > could find at least one more image of that kind of look.
> Jessamyn has another picture of a hopa with a tall collar here:
> http://www.jessamynscloset.com/hopa.html (you have to scroll down
> little to see it)
> We were just talking about how to make these collars on the
> Spain list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Medieval_Spain
> Jessamyn also has a photo of her hopa in that group's Files
> section. The collar is taller than the top of her head!