researching costume (was: new need some help with research)
- Ilaria Rolfe wrote:
> I am wanting to make a peasant outfit but I'm not sure as to theDo you mean to say you've seen a "peasant outfit" you like and wish to
> century it is from.
replicate it, but aren't sure what period it represents? Or are you
saying that you want to develop a "peasant" persona and would like to
know what sort of clothing is appropriate, but haven't yet decided what
period to portray?
The name you've chosen is English. Can we assume you're looking for
information on English clothing?
> How do you research costume.The usual way is to determine where and when you're "from", then look
for resources related to the period. Someone here might be able to
point you to something useful if you can clarify your question.
Barony of Bryn Gwlad
Kingdom of Ansteorra