Early English Costume
1: Women's Fashion from the Time of William the Conqueror
What did the clothing of a medieval English woman look like? Here's one author's presentation of typical clothing of noblewomen in early England, after the time of William the First.
As you follow these pages through each English reign, you can click on the small color images to see the costume in a much larger image.
Source: Calthrop, Dion Clayton. English Costume: I. Early English. London, 1906. I have excerpted those parts of the book which relate to women's and girls' clothing.
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