Gallery:Late - Women
English Thegnly Woman AD1042‑1179
An aristocratic women wearing a deep madder dyed dress with its wide sleeves cut short to show the cuffs of the linen undershift beneath. The dress is decorated with embroidered Christian cross motifs.
Norman Lady AD1041‑1179
This Lady is wearing the very fashionable European bliaut style of dress. It is gathered at the waist by the use of cloth panels and has large 'Norman' style sleeves.
English Thegnly Woman AD900‑1179
A wealthy woman wearing a veil over her woollen mantle. Under this she wears a woollen dress cut slightly short in the arm and skirt to expose a little of the linen undershift beneath.