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The Memling Gown (kirtle) style was seen as early as William I (1066-1154).  Similar styles were seen later, more often as undergowns, worn beneath surcoats, sideless gowns, corsages, and other overgowns.
 
Medieval artwork shows necklines which vary from rounded to square, with other shapes showing up sometimes, as well.  The neckline (and sleeves) can be left plain or accented with trim and braids.  The long sleeves are tapered to a snug fit at the wrist.  Many medieval sleeves either partially or completely covered the hands, but this can be adjusted to your individual desire.  The hemline is very full and has a training effect.  This gown generally requires 13 yards of fabric (depending on fabric width.)
 
Pricing starts at $300 and can go up depending on fabrics & embellishments chosen or design changes. 
As with most of our garments, you can request changes in the design to suit your needs or vision of the outfit. 

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  Nativity

1475-1500 

Hans Memling

  Le Livre des faiz monseigneur saint Loys

c. 1401-1500

composed at the request of the"Cardinal of Bourbon"and"Duchess of Bourbonnois"

  Detail from St. John Altarpiece 

1453-1455

Rogier van der Weyden

  Virgin and Child with Saints Catherine 

early 1480s

Hans Memling

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  A Newly Married Couple 

c. 1470

Schwäbischer Meister

  Passion (Greverade) Alterpiece

(detail)

c. 1491

Hans Memling

  Decameron (2.3) 

1440

Giovanni Boccaccio Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal, ms. 5070, fol. 47r.

  Le Livre des faiz monseigneur saint Loys

c. 1401-1500

composed at the request of the"Cardinal of Bourbon"and"Duchess of Bourbonnois"

       

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