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For My Bookbinding Friends…

Back in 2010, during my visit to the Museu d’Art de Catalunya, in Barcelona, I took a large number of pictures which I never managed to post anywhere. I have the best intentions of rectifying that.  For starters,  here is … Continue reading

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Spanish Striped Sleeves

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A while ago, I tried to post these in a gallery on this page. Alas, I couldn’t figure out how to do it.  However, it is here now. These images are from the Museu d’Art de Catalunya.  They are c. … Continue reading

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16th Century Mix and Match

I’ve been meaning to post this for a while.  As you may have already noticed, I am a big fan of the 16th Century kirtle, that wonderful garment that features a boned bodice and which can be worn as underwear … Continue reading

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Vizard Masks

Good news.  I have been meaning to update my document “Gloves and Muffs and Masks, Oh My!” for a while.  The thing is, when I wrote it back in 2005, no extant masks had been found.  Nevertheless, in 2010, a … Continue reading

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Spanish Striped Sleeves 15th C.

Well,  I was trying to add a page with the examples of Spanish striped sleeves from pictures I took at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya in Barcelona.  Alas, somehow, my program ate the page. At any rate, I have … Continue reading

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