The Challenge: Tops & Toes
What is it: 15th century liripipe
Fabric: Wool and linen
Pattern: Own pattern, with inspiration from the Herjolfsnæs liripipes
Year: 15th century
Notions: Linen and wool thread for decoration and sewing.
How historically accurate is it? It is completely handsewn. Made with the techniques described in Else Østergaards – Woven to the Earth. The buttons is a copy of an extant fabric button.
Funeral doublet of Pandolfo III Malatesta (1370-1427).
Hours to complete: A lot! Didn’t count them because of the long time frame it took to finish it in.
First worn: Not yet.
Total cost: All in stash.