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15th century (ca. 1440) Northern France - Rouen  British Library  Royal 16 G V: Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées (De Mulieribus claris) by Giovanni Boccaccio; illuminated by the Talbot Master  fol. 59v - Pamphile collecting and weaving silk  http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/record.asp?MSID=8359=16=160705  Lovely dress; but wow, my eyes hurt.

Northern France - Rouen British Library Royal 16 G V: Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées (De Mulieribus claris) by Giovanni Boccaccio; illuminated by the Talbot Master fol. - Pamphile collecting and weaving silk

Dettaglio dal manoscritto di Boccaccio, De muliebris claris, (British Library, Royal 18 G), 1440. Panfilia raccoglie i bozzoli dagli alberi di gelso e ne tesse fili di #seta con un telaio orizzontale. I fili sono tratti direttamente dai bozzoli contenuti nei cestini laterali.  Pamphila collecting silk cocoons and weaving. Horizontal warp weighted loom, with no treadles c. 1440 (northern France - Rouen). Detail from Boccacio, de mulieribus claris/Le livre de femmes nobles et renomées (trad…

Gathering silkworm cocoons and weaving Image of an item from the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts Royal 16 G V

Ermine obviously on the outside of this tippet. Fol. 119 from the Weltchronik of Rudolf von Ems, BSB Cod. germ. 5, c. 1370

Ermine obviously on the outside of this tippet. 119 from the Weltchronik of Rudolf von Ems, BSB Cod.

1355-58, Storie di Sant'Orsola, Tommaso da Modena, Museo di S. Caterina, Treviso. The shape of the overdresses, featuring pocket slits too and not too close fitting.

Storie di Sant'Orsola, Tommaso da Modena, Museo di S. The shape of the overdresses, featuring pocket slits too and not too close fitting.

Bathhouse Keepers of late Medieval, Bohemia, wearing only undergarments. I am surprised that it is not the wealthy man's own male-servants that would accompany him to the bathhouses and attend to his skin, as was the practice in the Roman empire. (That is a back-scrubber in the man's lap.)

Bathhouse Keepers of late Medieval, Bohemia, wearing only undergarments. I am surprised that it is not the wealthy man's own male-servants that would accompany him to the bathhouses and attend to his skin, as was the practice in the Roman empire. (That is a back-scrubber in the man's lap.)

Illustrations by the Master of the Cite des Dames, from the “Works of Christine de Pisan”, c. 1410-15

Harley MS 4431 c The manuscript, known as 'The Book of the Queen', includes Works by Christine de Pizan, assembled for Isabel (Isabeau) of Bavaria, queen consort of Charles VI of France .

BNF Fr. 12565 (multiple stories within the same manuscript), mid-14th century)  fol 257, detail

12565 (multiple stories within the same manuscript), century) fol detail. Is that a bag sleeve?

ONB Cod. Vindobonensis 2762 - Wenzel Bible Folio:	21 Location:	Germany Dating:	1389 Institution:	Österreichische Nationalbibliothek

Vindobonensis 2762 Wenzel Bible Folio 21 Dating 1389 From Deutschland (exact location unknown)

A Commonplace Book: Aristocratic Dress, c. 1380 ... maybe from a tapestry from Arras c1380-1400

A Commonplace Book: Aristocratic Dress, c. 1400 Tapestry of Jourdain de Blaye in Padua