7 January 2021

Tutorial: One (more) way to dress a distaff

Having promised this for a long time, I have finally got round to photographing how I tend to dress my distaff. Read and enjoy!

The style of distaff dressing that we are aiming for.
(Luttrell Psalter, BL Add. MS 42130, f.166v - source).

31 July 2020

Book review: Trinkets & Charms

For the first book review in what I hope to become a series, I will be discussing this book, Trinkets & Charms: The use, meaning and significance of dress accessories, 1300-1700.