BACK TO MY SEWINGROSALIE'S GARB HEADWEARDRESS ACCESSORIESMANUSCRIPT CHALLENGES

My Headwear
Headpieces - Circlets - Hoods - Veils & Wimples - Hats - Coifs

Headpieces
red silk templers with pewter coronet
braided hair (in progress)

Circlets
green patterned silk circlet with pearls
cream felt and pearl circlet

Hoods - Silk
gold and white embroidered silk hood
green and white silk hood- in progress
blue and white daggued silk hood

Hoods - Wool
black wool buttoned hood
olive wool hood w embroidery
mauve striped wool hood with buttons
black wool and apple green linen hood
wine wool hood
red wool hood with tippet and daggues
red rough wool hood

Hoods - Linen
cream and white linen daggued hood
green and cream linen hood
bright blue dyed linen hood
pale blue and white linen hood
tawny brown linen with liripipe

Hoods - Leather
Black leather hood

Coifs
white linen coif
pale grey linen coif 1
pale grey linen coif 2

Veils & Wimples
silk georgette veil with pearls
silk ruffled veil
silk Italian-style with pearls
off white georgette silk veil/wimple
silk-linen blend head wrap
sm cotton voile oval veil - embroidered
sm cotton voile oval veil - plain
white round opaque cotton veil
long cotton head wrap
long cotton voile square veil
cream linen small oval veil
stone linen small oval veil

Wimple silk
Wimple cream linen
Wimple stone linen

silk wimple set
cream linen wimple set
stone linen wimple set

Headpieces

Red silk templers with pewter coronet

Country of Origin: England France
Time period: late 14th-15th century
Basic Style of Headwear: Circlet/Coronet
Outer Colour/colours: Dark red, silver
Fabric: Silk
Construction Materials: Metal, fabric, false hair, gemstones
Metal: Pewter
Details of Gemstones & Pearls: Garnets, freshwater pearls (sm & large)
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc: Quilting cotton
Made by: Rosalie using pre-bought coronet
Documentation Isabeau de Baviere

Braided Hair headpiece (in progress)

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Cylinder cauls
Outer Colour: (in progress) gold
Outer Fabric: Dupion silk
Construction materials: Wire, silk, stiffened linen, semi-precious stones.
Decorative features: Semi precious stones set into band.
Construction method: Hand stitched with white silk thread.
Made by: Rosalie
Documentation: 1381 Wife of Sir Thomas Burton, brass effigy

Circlets

Green patterned silk circlet with pearls

Country of Garment: England/Europe
Time Period: 14th century
Type of Garment:
Fillet
Outer Colour: silver-green
Outer Fabric: patterned silk
Lining Colour: black
Lining Fabric: wool felt
Decorative features: garnet beads, freshwater pearls of 2 sizes forming an oval pattern. Freshwater pearls individually stitched at the top and along the crown.
Construction method: Hand constructed and hand stitched.
Made by: Rosalie
Documentation:

Scarlet silk fillet with gold roses

Country of Garment: England & Europe
Time Period: 13-15th century
Type of Garment:
Fillet
Outer Colour: Scarlet
Outer Fabric: 100% Dupion silk
Decorative features: Brass roses stitched at intervals around the entire circlet
Construction method: Hand stitched with scarlet silk thread onto a woven band.
Made by: Rosalie
Documentation Luttrell Psalter chess scene
White silk fillet with gold roses

Country of Garment: England & Europe
Time Period: 13-15th century
Type of Garment:
Fillet
Outer Colour: White
Outer Fabric: 100% Dupion silk
Decorative features: Brass roses stitched at intervals around the entire circlet
Construction method: Hand stitched with scarlet silk thread onto a woven band.
Made by: Rosalie
Documentation Luttrell Psalter chess scene

Cream felt and pearl circlet

Country of Garment: England/Europe
Time Period: 14th century
Type of Garment:
Fillet
Outer Colour: Cream
Outer Fabric: Wool felt
Lining Colour: Cream
Lining Fabric: Wool felt
Decorative features: Freshwater pearls sewn in a cross formation, Gold braid stitched at the bottom with freshwater pearls hand stitched into each segment.
Construction method: Hand constructed and hand stitched.
Made by: Rosalie
Documentation:

Silk fillet

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: 10-15th century
Type of Garment:
Fillet
Outer Colour: White
Outer Fabric: Dupion silk
Decorative features: no decoration or embroidery.
Construction method: Hand stitched with white silk thread.
Made by: Rosalie
Documentation:

Woven fillet

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: 12-15th century
Type of Garment:
Fillet
Outer Colour: Cream
Outer Fabric: Cotton
Decorative features: No decorative features
Construction method: Hand constructed and fell hand stitched bought webbing.
Bought from: Webbing bought from Spotlight.
Made by: Rosalie
Documentation:

Hoods - Silk

Gold and white silk hood

Country of Garment:
England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with rectangular daggues
Outer Colour: Gold
Outer Fabric: Silk
Lining Colour: White
Lining Fabric: Silk
Closures: No closures
Decorative features: Silk embroidery- two lines and a line of scallops, gold plated roses on points.
Construction method: Hand stitched with silk thread. Based on existing hood patterns.
Made by: Rosalie
Documentation:

Green and white silk hood in progress

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood
Outer Colour: Emerald green
Outer Fabric: Silk
Lining Colour: White
Lining Fabric: Silk
Closures: No closures
Decorative features: Silk embroidery- two lines and a line of scallops, silver-plated fleur-de-lys set in between.
Construction method: Hand stitched with silk thread. Based on existing hood patterns.
Made by: Rosalie
Documentation:

Blue and white daggued silk hood

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with rectangular daggues
Outer Colour: Peacock blue
Outer Fabric: Silk
Lining Colour: Off white
Lining Fabric: Silk
Closures: No closures
Decorative features: Silk embroidery- 2 sets of two lines above the daggues. Silk embroidery around the daggue edges.
Construction method: Hand stitched with silk thread. Based on existing hood patterns.
Made by: Rosalie
Documentation:

Hoods - Wool

Black wool buttoned hood

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with rounded small tippet
Outer Colour:
Outer Fabric: Wool
Lining Colour:
Lining Fabric: linen
Closures: pewter buttons reproductions from the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology
Decorative features:
Construction method: Hand stitched with quilting thread. Based on existing hood patterns with shoulder gore. Buttonholes are hand stitched
Made by: Rosalie
Documentation: Luttrell Psalter dated at 1345

Olive wool hood w embroidery

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with tippet
Outer Colour: Olive
Outer Fabric: Wool
Lining Colour: Off white
Lining Fabric: linen
Closures: No closures
Decorative features: Silk embroidery- 3 lines and a line of scallops around the bottom and 2 lines around the face, garnet beads on the scallop points..
Construction method: Hand stitched with quilting thread. Based on existing hood patterns.
Made by: Rosalie

Red wool hood with tippet and daggues

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with long tippet
Outer Colour: Scarlet red
Outer Fabric: Wool
Closures: No closures
Decorative features: none
Construction method: Hand stitched with quilting thread. Based on bockstern-style pattern. Daggues.
Made by: Rosalie

Mauve striped wool hood with buttons

Country of Garment:
England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with tippet
Outer Colour: Mauve grey
Outer Fabric: Striped herringbone wool
Lining Colour: Off white
Lining Fabric: Herringbone Wool
Closures: Wool buttons
Decorative features: none
Construction method: Hand stitched with silk thread. Shoulder gores. Based on existing hood patterns.
Made by: Rosalie
Wine wool hood

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with tippet
Outer Colour: Wine
Outer Fabric: wool
Lining Colour: Off white
Lining Fabric: linen
Closures: none
Construction method: Hand stitched with silk thread. Shoulder gores. Based on existing hood patterns.
Made by: Rosalie

Black wool and apple green linen hood

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with long tippet
Outer Colour: Black
Outer Fabric: Wool
Lining Colour: Apple green
Lining Fabric: linen
Closures: No closures
Decorative features: none
Construction method: Hand stitched with quilting thread. Based on bockstern-style pattern.
Made by: Rosalie

Red wool hood - rough wool

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with long tippet
Outer Colour: Scarlet red
Outer Fabric: 100% Rough Wool
Inner fabric: 100% cream linen
Closures: No closures
Decorative features: none
Construction method: Hand stitched with quilting thread. Based on bockstern-style pattern.
Made by: Rosalie

Hoods - Linen

Cream and white linen daggued hood

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with long tippet
Outer Colour: Cream
Outer Fabric: linen
Lining Colour: white
Lining Fabric: linen
Closures: No closures
Decorative features: Leaf-shaped daggues
Construction method: Hand stitched with quilting thread. Based on existing hood patterns.
Made by: Rosalie

Green and cream linen hood

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with tippet
Outer Colour: Apple green
Outer Fabric: linen
Lining Colour: cream
Lining Fabric: linen
Closures: No closures
Decorative features: none
Construction method: Hand stitched with quilting thread. Based on bockstern-style pattern.
Made by: Rosalie

Bright blue dyed linen hood

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with small tippet
Outer Colour: Bright blue
Outer Fabric: linen
Closures: open fronted hood with no closures
Decorative features:
Construction method: Hand-stitched with quilting thread. Based on existing hood patterns.
Made by: Rosalie

Pale blue and white linen hood

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with small tippet
Outer Colour: Pale blue
Outer Fabric: linen
Lining Colour: white
Lining Fabric: linen
Closures: Open front hood with no closures
Decorative features: None
Construction method: Hand stitched with quilting thread. Based on existing hood patterns.
Made by: Rosalie

Olive linen hood

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with tippet
Outer Colour: Olive
Outer Fabric: linen
Lining Colour: Cream
Lining Fabric: linen
Closures: No closures
Decorative features: none
Construction method: Hand stitched with quilting thread. Based on bockstern-style pattern.
Made by: Rosalie

Tawny brown with liripipe

Country of Garment: England
Time Period: Late 14th century
Type of Garment:
Hood with tippet
Outer Colour: brown
Outer Fabric: linen
Closures: No closures
Decorative features: none
Construction method: Hand stitched with upholstery thread. Based on bockstern-style pattern. Dyed brown over stone linen.
Made by: Rosalie

Hoods - Leather

Black leather hood

Country of Garment: England
Type of Garment: Hood
Outer Colour: Black
Outer Fabric: Leather
Lining Fabric: None
Closures: None
Decorative features: none
Construction method: Shoulder gore, hand stitched with black linen thread
Made by:
Rosalie

Veils & Wimples











 


Silk georgette veil and wimple set with pearls

silk veil with pearls
silk wimple

Country of Origin:
Bohemia
Time period:
14th century
Style of Headwear:
Veil and wimple set
Colour:
Cream
Fabric:
100% Silk georgette
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc:
Silk thread. Real pearls sewn at the edge.
Details of construction:
Hand-stitched oval veil with rolled hem.
Made by: Rosalie.
Documentation:

White silk frilled veil & fillet

Country of Origin:
England
Time period:
14th century
Style of Headwear:
Frilled Veil
Colour:
White
Fabric:
100% Silk dupion
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc:
Silk thread.
Details of construction:
Hand-stitched rectangular veil with 1cm frills down the long sides.
Size:
Made by: Rosalie
Documentation:
White silk Italian-style veil with pearls

Country of Origin:
Italy
Time period:
14th century
Style of Headwear:
Veil
Colour:
White
Fabric:
100% Silk dupion
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc:
Silk thread, pearls
Details of construction:
Hand-stitched rectangular veil with pearls stitched in rows.
Size:
Made by: Rosalie
Documentation
Off-white silk veil/wimple in progress

Country of Origin:
England/Europe
Time period:
14th century
Style of Headwear:
Veil
Colour:
Cream
Fabric:
100% Silk georgette
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc:
Silk thread.
Details of construction:

Made by: Rosalie
Documentation:
Silk-linen blend head wrap

Country of Origin: England
Time period: 14th century
Style of Headwear: Veil
Colour: Cream & brown
Fabric: Silk and linen blend
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc: Cotton quilting thread
Details of construction: Rectangular veil. Hand stitched with rolled hem.
Made by: Rosalie.
Documentation:

Small cotton voile oval veil - embroidered

Country of Origin: England
Time period: 14th century
Style of Headwear: Veil
Colour: White
Fabric: Cotton voile
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc: Cotton quilting thread. 2 bands of embroidery in white thread.
Details of construction: Small oval veil. Hand stitched with rolled hem.
Made by: Rosalie.
Documentation:

White round opaque cotton veil

Country of Origin:
England
Time period: 14th century
Style of Headwear: Veil
Colour: White
Fabric: 100% opaque cotton
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc: Cotton quilting thread
Details of construction: Small, round veil. Hand stitched with rolled hem.
Made by: Rosalie.
Documentation:

Small cotton voile oval veil - plain

Country of Origin: Italy
Time period: 14th century
Style of Headwear: Veil
Colour: White
Fabric: 100% cotton
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc: Cotton quilting thread
Details of construction: Small oval veil. Hand stitched with rolled hem.
Made by: Rosalie.
Documentation:

Large rectangular white linen head wrap 73cm x 150cm

Country of Origin: England
Time period: 14th century
Style of Headwear: Veil/headwrap
Colour: White
Fabric: 100% pure linen
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc: Cotton quilting thread

Details of construction: Long, large rectangular veil. Hand stitched with rolled hem.
Made by: Rosalie.

Documentation:

Large cotton voile square veil

Country of Origin: Italy
Time period: 14th century
Style of Headwear: Veil
Colour: Off-white
Fabric: Cotton Voile
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc: Cotton thread
Details of construction: Square veil with rounded edges. Hand stitched with rolled hem.
Made by: Rosalie.
Documentation:

 




 

 

 

 

Cream linen wimple set
cream linen small oval veil
cream linen wimple

Country of Origin: England
Time period: 14th century
Style of Headwear: Veil and wimple set
Colour: Cream
Fabric: 100% Linen
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc: Cotton quilting thread
Details of construction: Hand stitched with rolled hem.
Made by: Rosalie.
Documentation:









 

 

Stone linen wimple set
stone linen small oval veil
stone linen wimple

Country of Origin: England
Time period: 14th century
Style of Headwear: Veil and wimple set
Colour: Stone
Fabric: 100% Linen
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc: Cotton quilting thread
Details of construction: Hand stitched with rolled hem.
Made by: Rosalie.
Documentation:

Frilled Veil Opaque linen in progress

Country of Origin: England France Italy Spain Germany Poland Other
Time period:
Basic Style of Headwear: Goffered/Frilled Veil
Outer Colour/colours:
Fabric: Wool Linen Silk Felt Blend Not applicable
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc:
Made by: Rosalie
Documentation:

Coifs

White Linen coif

Country of Origin: England
Time period: 14th century
Style of Headwear: Coif
Colour: White
Fabric: 100% Linen
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc: Cotton quilting thread
Details of construction: Hand stitched with rolled hem.
Made by: Rosalie.
Documentation:

Pale grey Linen coif 1

Country of Origin: England
Time period: 14th century
Style of Headwear: Coif
Colour: Pale grey
Fabric: 100% Linen
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc: Cotton quilting thread
Details of construction: Hand stitched with rolled hem.
Made by: Rosalie.
Documentation:

Pale grey Linen coif 2

Country of Origin: England
Time period: 14th century
Style of Headwear: Coif
Colour: Pale grey
Fabric: 100% Linen
Details of Embroidery, Thread, Trim etc: Cotton quilting thread
Details of construction: Hand stitched with rolled hem.
Made by: Rosalie.
Documentation:

Copyright © Rosalie Gilbert
All text & photographs within this site are the property of Rosalie Gilbert unless stated.
Art & artifact images remain the property of the owner.
Images and text may not be copied and used without permission.