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Tunicella, before 1246, Kunsthistorisches Museum This was made in Palermo (which means I could be related to whoever wore it, but probably not), but its date of creation is unknown. All we know is that it was mentioned in documents twice: once in 1350 where it was called “a blue gown”, and once in 1246 where it was called a “gown of samite”.

Tunicella, before 1246, Kunsthistorisches Museum This was made in Palermo (which means I could be related to whoever wore it, but probably not), but its date of creation is unknown. All we know is that it was mentioned in documents twice: once in 1350 where it was called “a blue gown”, and once in 1246 where it was called a “gown of samite”.

from FCB, Ashby 'Satine' McKenney: Photos I took of a coat, three Tiraz band fragments (embroidered) and two Ottoman Turkish textiles, Aga Khan Museum.13th century central Asia. probably Seljuq, Inscription looks Kufic

from FCB, Ashby 'Satine' McKenney: Photos I took of a coat, three Tiraz band fragments (embroidered) and two Ottoman Turkish textiles, Aga Khan century central Asia. probably Seljuq, Inscription looks Kufic

Much of trimming dates to 1181, square trimming around neck dates to 13th century, and white silk dates to 18th century.  Traces of original fabric still exist under silk lining.  Early history of this piece mentioned in embroidery inscription in both Latin and Arabic which says it was made in Palermo 1181 for William II of Sicily.

Alba, century, Kunsthistorisches Museum What you’re seeing isn’t a completely medieval piece of clothing. Rather, much of the trimming dates to the square trimming around the neck dates to the century, and the white silk dates to.