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Pellote of Eleonor de Castile

This well preserved garment, dated to the 1st half of the 13th century, is presently located in the monastery Las Huelgas. This is one of the oldest extant sideless gowns, which later (14th century) will become surcotte to rule European fashion.


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 Based on: Some Clothing of the Middle Ages - Tunics - Leonora de Castile's Pellotte; I. Marc Carlson; 1996


Patterns of extant garments - Outer garments, part 1
Copyright Martina a Martin Hřibovi 2006