Picture Wednesday- Hans Memling Kirtles and Detail!

For a while on my blog 15th Century Spinning I did “Picture Friday” where I posted a new picture each friday. I thought for this blog I’d do “Picture Wednesday” with some of my inspiration images for my new 15th century wardrobe.

Fist up, is:

1491, MEMLING, Hans, Passion (Greverade) Altarpiece (detail), Museum für Kunst- und Kulturgedichte, Lübeck.

1491, MEMLING, Hans, Passion (Greverade) Altarpiece (detail), Museum für Kunst- und Kulturgedichte, Lübeck

I really love this detail, there is so much to look at I love the cut of the pale green kirtle in the middle and her belt, the brocade kirtle to the right with the pin-on sleeves in red (red pin-on sleeves are in my future), a red open hood is also in my future (working on the practice one in blue right now) and how can one forget the frilly veils.

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