West Frisian Ladies Costume
This costume has been made for the event held in 2018 in commemoration of the battle in 1018 at Flardinga, West Frisia, which later became Holland.
Simple light green woollen t-tunic decorated with dark green woollen bands around the neck and hem of sleeves. Blue linen tabletwoven belt with leather drawstring pouch. Underneath is a un-bleached undertunic. Headcovering is two kerchiefs one of yellow silk and one red wool. A larg piece of silk would most likely not have been worn as it would have been to costly. However I can't have wool next to my skin and colour combinations like these were popular.
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Costume made and worn in 2018, 2019