Clothing of the Middle Ages By: Caroline And Canaan
Peasant Clothing • Peasant men wore stockings and hoods. • Peasant women wore long gowns and wimples to cover the hair.
Clothing For Priests And Holy Orders • Most of the holy orders wore long woolen habits in emulation of Roman clothing. One could tell the order by the color of the habit.
Some priest clothes and materials • Benedictine priests wore black. St. Benedict stated that a monk’s clothes should be plain but comfortable. They were allowed to wear linen coifs to keep their heads warm.
Clothing of the Wealthy • Brighter colors, better materials, and a longer jacket length were usually signs of greater wealth. Men of the wealthy classes sported hose and a jacket, often with pleating or skirting, or a tunic with a surcoat . Women wore flowing gowns and elaborate headwear shaped like hearts or butterflies
Fur and jewelry • Fur was often used to line the garments of the wealthy. Jewelry was lavish, much of it imported and often used as security against loans.
Hats of the middle ages Hats were an important part of medieval garb., hats could vary from linen head warmers, to straw or felt hats, to "borrelais" hats to fine mesh mail coifs, to "sallet" helmets, to "basinets" to crowns.
Medieval Clothing By: Taylor S and Taylor J
What did they wear? • People in the Middle Ages wore loose wool or linen clothes. • Men would sometimes wear wool tights or leggings. • Knitting hadn’t been invented yet so they had to wear woven clothing.
Clothing for Nuns and Noble women • Nuns wore tunics like other women. • Normally they were black or white. • Noble women wore tall hats with ribbon or streamers coming off of them.
Shoes!!! • Men would wear leather shoes if they could afford them! • In earlier times men wore square toed shoes. • Latter the shoes had pointy toes and some that curved up at the toes in a type of a loop!
Survivors • Not a lot of Middle Age clothing survives today. • Clothing tends to rot when it is buried under ground. • Even when it is not buried it can rip or tare and people used what is ripped for rags.
Jewelry • Most Jewelry was made of gold or glass. • Middle Age Jewelry was big and colorful. • They mostly wore pins and necklaces.
Women clothing!!! • Women wore different kinds of clothing depending on who they were or what they did. • All women wore at least one tunic down to their ankles. • Many women wore a linen under garment, if they could afford it.
Medieval Clothing By: Catharine and Amanda
Medieval Clothing • Form the 11th through 13th centuries medieval clothing varied according to the social standing of people. • Medieval clothing was used in the medieval times.
Types of Medieval Clothing • The women would wear long dresses. • The men would wear a hat, coat, doublet, and hose. Women’s clothing Men’s clothing
Medieval Clothing • If you were the child of a peasant, you would wear anything you could get. If you were royalty, however, it would be silk robes and damask gowns.
Medieval Clothing • Most people in the Middle Ages wore woolen clothing, with undergarments made of linen. Brighter colors, better materials, and a longer jacket length were usually signs of greater wealth.
Medieval clothing Men & Women's Tunics decoration and motifs construction with narrow fabric and gores quickie construction with tide fabric.