Plain smocks Was:Re: How early were chemises embroidered?
- --- In Authentic_SCA@y..., "Generys ferch Ednuyed" wrote:
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> From: "Anneke Lyffland"
> Sent: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 4:38 PM
> Subject: [Authentic_SCA] Re: How early were chemises embroidered?
> > The smock neckline is usually plain when visible. :) I've found twoThese references are mostly Flemish painters, there are some from German and a French painters for comparison. Most of the painings are on Web Gallery of Art, but some references come from books. I haven't had time to look at illuminations, but there's a picture in Files section:
> smock-like garments that are decoreted, but they are worn by religious
> So in which paintings is it visible and plain? (I'm curious, the two you
> mentioned below with the decorated parts are the only two I've found at
Rogier van der Weyden:
Abegg Triptych, c. 1445
Seven Sacraments, c. 1445-1450
St. columba Altarpiece, c. 1455
Madonna, c. 1460
St. John Altarpiece, c. 1455-1460
Lamentation, c. 1460-1480
Master of Legend of St. Catherine:
Deposition, c. 1470-1480
Naitivity, c. 1452
Naitivity, c. 1470-1472
Master of the Life of Virgin:
The Birth of Mary, c. 1470
The Birth of Mary, 15th century
Scenes from the Life of St. Bertin, 1459
Master of Pullendorf Altar:
The Birth of Mary, early 15th century
Naitivity, last quarter of 15th century
I also found an embroidered smock:
Triptych by Hans Memling, ca. 1470: http://www.kfki.hu/~arthp/art/m/memling/1early2/04notri1.jpg
Another smock lookalike Mary is wearing on the left panel. The quality of this scan isn't very good, but in a book I have the neckline is clearly embroidered.
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