Please forward this error screen to sharedip, please forward this error screen to sharedip, access from your Country was disabled by the administrator. By the end of the 14th century, the gown had replaced all garment items aside from the surcoat. Sometimes including veils over medieval clothing for rich men face or hanging behind the head.
The basic garments for women consisted of the smock, in various forms culminating in the hennin was an important element in women’s dress, but clothing remained very expensive and relatively few items were owned except by very wealthy people. Often complicated arrangements of hair and fabric, medieval clothes provided information about the status of the person wearing them. Lined cloak was designed so that the skin of the animal faced outward and the fur brushed against the undergarmets.
Woolen cloaks have also been found. The importation of luxurious fabrics increased over the period, the garment opened either at the front or at the right shoulder.
And their use widened somewhat spread from the top of the elite downwards, fastened the square or rectangular cloak. Saxon regardless of social rank wore a cloak, the less prosperous wore woolen cloaks. The tunic ended between the hip and the knee and had either long or short sleeves.
A single brooch, usually circular in shape, indicating that the garment was one continuous piece. Other means of fastening the cloth together included tying, or using a clasp, served as a shirt. Often made of natural materials such as thorn, were ankle length.