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Re: Germanic Garb

Poster: karen@georesearch.com (Karen Green)

Thomas von Leipzig asked:

> I have a small delemma...  I have a 16th century Germanic persona... It's
> great, I get to wear big slashed up spiffy clothes.. BUT.. it's also
> rather warm..it's  especially gonna be at pensic... so, my problem is :
> Where can I find Germanic clothes for hot weather.  It's hard enough
> finding patterns for stuff considered Germainc, let alone something that
> isnt puff and slash.  SOOOoooo, if anyone has a source even if it's just
> drawings, please notify me.. thanks...

Look at http://www.siue.edu/COSTUMES/COSTUME1_INDEX.HTML -- it's a
series of illustrations from a nineteenth-century book of historic and
folk costumes that was printed in Germany, and has many German costumes
from several periods in it.

Karen Larsdatter
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