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My madder coloured apron dress, over a woad coloured dress based on findings from Hedeby. The cap is based on the silk- and wool caps found in York and Dublin. Hand sewn by me, with waxed linen thread. The drinking vessel is from Birka.

My madder coloured apron dress, over a woad coloured dress based on findings from Hedeby. The cap is based on the silk- and wool caps found in York and Dublin. Hand sewn by me, with waxed linen thread. The drinking vessel is from Birka.

tamiart:  Boudicca, Celtic warrior queen of the Iceni people of Eastern England. After the Romans took their land, stripped her, flogged her and raped her daughters, she led a rebellion against them, destroying several cities and armies in the process. Badass.

tamiart: Boudicca, Celtic warrior queen of the Iceni people of Eastern England. After the Romans took their land, stripped her, flogged her and raped her daughters, she led a rebellion against them, destroying several cities and armies in the process. Badass.

Celtic Warrior ✯ our women ancestors were as fierce as the men in many aspects

Celtic Warrior ✯ our women ancestors were as fierce as the men in many aspects

Persian Textiles. Very Fine Silk Gold Brocade Long Jacket in Excellent Condition…

Persian Textiles. Very Fine Silk Gold Brocade Long Jacket in Excellent Condition…

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Two of the three types of Minoan ruffle dresses... with higher necklines than…

Two of the three types of Minoan ruffle dresses... with higher necklines than…

Traditional festive costume from the central district of the Balıkesir province. Dating: 1925-1950. The trousers and long-sleeved vest in striped silk, and the velvet jacket are embroidered (‘golden’ thread in ‘kordon tutturma’ technique/applied cord). (Kavak Folklor Ekibi&Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

Traditional festive costume from the central district of the Balıkesir province. Dating: 1925-1950. The trousers and long-sleeved vest in striped silk, and the velvet jacket are embroidered (‘golden’ thread in ‘kordon tutturma’ technique/applied cord). (Kavak Folklor Ekibi&Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

A traditional festive costume from the Konya province.  Late-Ottoman urban fashion, end of 19th century.  With garments and jewelry from 1875-1900, or earlier.  Top picture: ‘summer’ costume; bottom picture: ‘winter’ (cold weather) costume.  (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

A traditional festive costume from the Konya province. Late-Ottoman urban fashion, end of 19th century. With garments and jewelry from 1875-1900, or earlier. Top picture: ‘summer’ costume; bottom picture: ‘winter’ (cold weather) costume. (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

Festive costume known as "Paesana" from Asvestochori, Thessaloníki, northern Greece. Clothing style: early 20th century. (Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation).

Festive costume known as "Paesana" from Asvestochori, Thessaloníki, northern Greece. Clothing style: early 20th century. (Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation).