Heads up! This page is getting reorganized, but right now, enjoy a link dump to pertinent posts regarding clothing.
For my post on shoe color regarding rank in period versus the SCA, go here.
Upcoming content outline (because it’s easier for me to get it down here than on paper or in Word somewhere and lose it.)
Introduction to the three periods of Byzantium
-Golden Age (This is my period)
Common Vocabulary Terms
What aristocratic men and women wore in the 11th/12th Century (photo gallery)
Basic Sewing Patterns
-Esoforion (body linen)
-Kamision/Himation (Basic tunic)
-Persomanikion/Divistesion (“Persian sleeved” tunic)
– Dalmatica/Delmatikion (oversized tunic/gown)
-Gunthertuch Kolovion (Woman’s sleeveless tunic dress)
– Mandyas, Sagion, and Khlamys (mantles)
Primary Sources for different periods
Secondary Sources and suggested readings