Re: New Costume Discussion (Livonian example)
- The front-waist pleat seems to be a part of the German 'Housebook'
style, and some of the dresses from the Behem codex in Poland.
Could the German gown with the contrast neckline be the portrait of a
girl making a garland at the Met Museum? http://snipr.com/1nax1
--- In email@example.com, Lente <lente@...> wrote:
> > 1521: Durer draws a Livonian lady, http://snipr.com/1nasg
> Interesting picture. I believe I have seen a German lady's website that
> shows a dress that is very similar to the one in this picture. What
> caught my eye originally is the round pleat at the waist in front at
> trim area. Look for 1490's, the Durer dress diary at
> http://myra.hem.nu/costume/ this similar to my eye but doesn't have the
> contrast neckline trim.
- I for one would like to hear how to work with the scarce resources I
and I'm sure others, have to work with instead of wasting so much
energy on whether it is an acceptable source or not.
Feel free to email me off list.