Gallery:Mid - Women
Christian Woman AD793‑1215
Following the rules of the church, her hair is covered by a wimple worn atop a wrap over cloak. Her woollen clothing is undyed. This look can be worn at any Regia event.
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.
Cloisonné Brooch AD980‑1120
These small and delicate copper-alloy and glass brooches were probably worn as decoration or possibly as protective amulets by women in south-east England, Denmark and Frisia.
by John Shulver
Mammen Brooch AD960‑1025
A Mammen style bird design. Rectangular brooches derive from Carolingian fashion and are generally found in Germany and the Netherlands. A few rectangular brooches have been found in the East of England and may be of local manufacture.
by Roland Williamson