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The Garb
What we'll be Looking at the clothes people wore from the time of the end of the authority of Roman empire to the advent of ??? the period arond AD450 c.e. till around AD1300 c.e.. It was at this later time when taloring was created

I've said it many time and one more can't hurt, so I'll say it again the T-tunic is a
bag with sleeves and a hole for your head.
and that's not a bad thing, there is a lot to be said for simplicity

Now if I've left you thinking that there are few or no choices of garb in this period

So what do we have to choose from to cover ourselves
Tunic
These'll be your primary body covering, lots of choices here
Shirts
Somthing worn under your tunic
Leggings
The stuff to cover your legs
Footwear
Gota cover and protect those clodhoppers of yours
Cloaks
Garb for the inclement weather
Cyclas
Sleeves
Bliaud
Toga
Hats
Somthing to cover your head
Kirtle

One thing I can't streess enough is that the fabric you use is an important choice you make. It is no more work to sew your garment of denim as it is to use a tapestry fabric, but the "fancier" fabric will turn heads. As well as historicaly it would mean you are of higher nobility or richer.

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2005 January 28