||Clothing Elements ||
|| Anne of Cleves ||
|| Clothing of the North Rhine ||
|| Westphalia || and || Eastphalia ||
I published a great deal in 2006-2007 as articles and my personal website, now expanded with links and a timeline of visual depictions of dress of the region.
Note: This is a supplement to my Survey in which all items are removed from context. It is recommended that the Survey is read first.
The gown has been dated to the 1520s based on the fabric weave, the style, and probable connection to Mary of Hungary and Louis II. This connection is not yet substantiated by physical, written, or visual evidence outside the aforementioned style and the potential for the garments to have been presented as gifts to the Mariazell shrine by the royal couple while on a pilgrimage around the time of their wedding.
Die Meisterstückbücher des Schneiderhandwerks in Innsbruck
Polish Tailor’s Cutting Guide from Germany, Breslau 1567, AC 1992.243.1.
Oberosterreichisches Landesarchiv, Linz, Austria Zunftarchivalien Sch. 96
Schneidermusterbuch: Käysserliche Freyhaitten d schneyder
Renowacja powtórna sztuk krawieckich, 1747 r. – Archiwum Państwowe, Poznań, 1954 r.
Ein Schnittmusterbuch aus dem 17.Jahrhundert
This survey of clothing terms for women’s dress of the North Rhine started as a small project that grew as documents and sources have been distributed digitally or as copies of hard to find books became available.