long, narrow, heavily jeweled scarf, worn by emperor or empress
decorated with clavi and segmentae, replaced the outer tunic.
returned in modified form that wrapped around the body and covered the upper part of the skirt, the bodice, and wither on or both shoulders
worn by upper class men and the Byzantine empress, fastened over the right shoulder with a jeweled brooch.
large square decoration in contrasting colors and fabric on the open edge of the paludamentum.
a strip of linen placed around the shoulders and tied in position to form a collar worn by priests saying mass
long white tunic with narrow sleeves and a slit for the head, tied with a belt, worn by Byzantine clergy
an evolved form of the paenula, round cape worn b clergy with sides cut shorter to allow movement of the arms.
a Y-shaped band of embroidery on the chasuble that extended from each shoulder to meet and form a vertical line in the back and front.
a long, narrow strip of material which was worn over the shoulder during mass by clergy
narrow band of white wool that was worn by popes and archbishops
a voluminous cape worn for processions by clergy
a hood that was sometimes attached to the tunic of a monk
groups of craftsmen
loose fitting linen breeches fastened at the waist with a belt
either open or closed. Open mantles were made from on piece of fabric, fastened on one shoulder. Closed mantles were a length of fabric with a slit through which the head could be slipped.
Gaiters (Leg bandages)
strips of linen or wool wrapped closely around the leg to the knee and worn either over the hose or alone.
Loose fitting linen garment worn very close to the skin, worn by women. Like a man's undershirt but longer.
Stockings tied into place around the knee
Wooden platforms that raised shoes out of the water, mud, or snow, placed over leather shoes
headbands of gold worn by wealthy women
tightly fitted one piece garment
skirt joined to a close fitting upper garment
a distinctive type of outer garment for upperclass Byzantine women. Made out of linen, long a pleated, worn over the chemise.
linen band that passed down from one temple under the chin and up to the other temple, worn with veils and fillets.
fine white linen or silk scarf that covered the neck, fastened at the temples.
under tunic for men
outer tunic for men
a sleeve cut very full under the arm and tapering to a close fit at the wrist.
sleeveless and other surcotes
long cloak with capelike sleeves, often lined or collared with fur, open at the sides under the arms.
Full garment with long, wide sleeves and a slit below the shoulder in front through which the arm could be slipped, leaving hte long, full sleeve hanging behind.
same as Herigaut
short, loose garment with short or no sleeves worn by monks and lower class men.
slits which look like pockets in some voluminous outdoor garments so that one could put his hands inside for warmth or to reach a purse.
long hanging tube of fabric at the back of a hood
round brooch used to close the top of the outer tunic, bliaut, or surcote.
interlocked metal rings for armor
Tapestry from 11th century with information about appearance of medieval armor, depicting the Battle of Hastings
leg protectors of mail