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A Master List of Medieval Women's Clothing

So, recently I have become frustrated with never being able to figure out what a certain piece of medieval clothing is called. I browse Pinterest more than I care to admit looking up clothing and characters but most of the time I can never find what the clothing is called. And so I created a list of all the pieces of medieval clothing that I know of. Here it is:
Medieval Women's Clothing:
  • Gown: A woman's dress or robe, especially one that is full length.  
  • Bodice: A usually fitted vest or wide, lace-up girdle worn by women over a dress or blouse.
  • Stomacher: A richly ornamented garment covering the stomach and chest worn by both sexes in the 15th and 16th centuries, and later worn under a bodice by women.
  • Corset: A close fitted undergarment, stiffened with whalebone or similar material and often capable of being tightened by lacing.
  • Overcoat: A coat worn over the ordinary indoor clothing, as in cold weather.
  • Cloak: A loose outer garment, as a cape or coat.
  • Cape: A sleeveless garment of various lengths, fastened around the neck and falling loosely from the shoulders. 
  • Tunic: A woman's upper garment, either loose or close-fitting and extending over the skirt to the hips or below.
  • Jerkin: A close fitting jacket or short coat, usually sleeveless, as one of leather worn in the 16th and 17th centuries.
  • Ring Belt
  • Slippers
  • Corset Belt  
  • Dress Tunic
  • Leggings
  • Archer Dress
  • Banton Robe
  • Corset Waist Cincher
  • Vest: A close-fitting, waist length, sleeveless garment that buttons down the front, designed to be worn under a jacket.
  • Corsetted Waist Coat
  • Trumpet Sleeves
  • Hooded Scarf
  • Bell Sleeves
  • Poet Sleeves
  • Over Dress
  • Cincher
I could only get definitions for a few different kinds of clothing but I hope this is helpful to you all! And if you have anything to add please comment! :b


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