14th-century French courtiers' clothing (was: Coronation is Saturday)
> I would like to make my son a 14th cemtury Frenchmen's court outfit.Have you seen the images from Les Grandes Chroniques de France? The
> I'm having a terrible time finding pictures.
Wikimedia Commons has quite a few
The Luttrell Psalter <http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/ttp/ttpbooks.html>
is from England, but there was a lot of interplay between the two
countries and fashions tended to span the Channel.
"Clothed Seemly and Proper: The Fourth Part"
garb4.html> offers some general comments on men's 14th-century
clothing, with a couple of illustrations.
The de Vieuxchamps' persona pages include an illustrated article on
"Men's Garb of the 14th Century"
<http://vieuxchamps.com/persona/mgarb.php> that covers the general look
and gives details on several specific garments.
Agnes Cresewyke has information on how to make "Men's 14th Century
Clothing" on her site
doesn't specify a region or cite her sources, but her approach is
consistent with period construction methods in general.
The members of the 14th Century Garb Yahoo! Group
<http://groups.yahoo.com/group/14thcenturygarb/> can probably point you
to other sources.
Barony of Bryn Gwlad
Kingdom of Ansteorra