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huge, very detailed picture with comments on the seams as "proof" of construction techniques

Rogier van der Weyden, Detail from The Descent from the Cross. Brocade pinned sleeve, laced bodice, peekaboo chemise, detail on edge of veil

Stark triptyque 1480 detail

Burgundian V-necked Gowns: Yet another placket theory

pinned outer sleeve, ladder lacing (The Stark triptych, 1480 National Gallery of Art) - short sleeves pin on sleeves

interior construction This confirms for me, extreme costume's notion of hand seams on these garments.:

interior construction This confirms for me, extreme costume's notion of hand seams on these garments.

Detail from Rogier van der Weyden's "The Deposition"  (Davies, pl. 1) The Magdalen wears a fitted kirtle, with waist seam and interesting piecing in the skirt . Her sleeves are pinned on.

'The Descent from the Cross' (detail of Mary Magdalen), by Rogier van der Weyden

Publius Terencius Afer, Comoediae [comédies de Térence]. -- 1400-1500 -- manuscrits - 'chastity' belt ?

Publius Terencius Afer, Comoediae [comédies de Térence]. -- 1400-1500 -- manuscrits - 'chastity' belt ?

My weekend plan was to work on J’s banyan that I almost finished cutting out a long time ago. An old UFO in other words. I had a nagging feeling that I hadn’t cut all the pieces because I didn’t have enough fabric, but as it turned out I do have enough, only I have to pierce the lining. And the…

SZEW RĘKAWA POD PACHĄ Boccacio’s Decameron, Notice the seam line on the side goes up to the back of the shoulderblade and the back of arm seam runs from shoulder blade centre down the back of the arm to the elbow.

The 'everyday dress' is of a wool/linen weave in a white and green diamond pattern, probably from around 1550

Cockatrice: Extant Dresses in Pisa: Updates on sewing and construction techniques from the Costume Colloquium Florence. The 'everyday dress' is of a wool/linen weave in a white and green diamond pattern, probably from around

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