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"Tudor Rose" Chain of Office - Collars of heavy ornaments, often the work of goldsmiths, sometimes set with jewels, were in great favour with royalty and nobility in the Tudor period, often being worn when in full or semi-state dress.

"Tudor Rose" Chain of Office - Collars of heavy ornaments, often the work of goldsmiths, sometimes set with jewels, were in great favour with royalty and nobility in the Tudor period, often being worn when in full or semi-state dress.

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This noble woman wears a rather large hennin with her houppelande. It was possible for these cone shaped headdresses to reach heights up to 36" (nobility only, of course). A veil was commonly laid over the hennin as seen here. It was also common for the veil to flow from just the very tip of the hennin.    Another indicator of her status is the fur that lines her houppelande. This is ermine-a luxurious white fur that had flexs of black in it (the black tip was found only on the tail of the…

This noble woman wears a rather large hennin with her houppelande. It was possible for these cone shaped headdresses to reach heights up to 36" (nobility only, of course). A veil was commonly laid over the hennin as seen here. It was also common for the veil to flow from just the very tip of the hennin. Another indicator of her status is the fur that lines her houppelande. This is ermine-a luxurious white fur that had flexs of black in it (the black tip was found only on the tail of the…

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