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Short Sleeved Tunics.

Postby WorkMonkey » Tue Jul 25, 2006 4:01 pm

Looking for evidence for short sleeved tunics in the 9th/10th/11th century, I can't think of any examples but apparantly there's meant to be some? Can anyone help out.


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Postby Tuppence » Wed Jul 26, 2006 1:01 pm

Not aware of a single one. Sorry. Have to admit that first thought was ye gads nooooooo!!!

but haven't seen every bit of evidence in existence, as nobody can have, so is possible.


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Postby dragonskie2000 » Wed Jul 26, 2006 1:12 pm

Seem to recall something for Hiberno-Norse types (poss, Iceland...) and Russian stuff - worn as a second layer not as a first. Can't remember and can't seem to find the references...so could well have imagined it all.

However, that should be a good place for you to start - def no shortsleeved tunics for AS types.



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Postby WorkMonkey » Wed Jul 26, 2006 6:25 pm

Yeah that's what I thought, I keep reading vague references about there being short sleeved tunics about but they're always described as "rare" and no sources are ever cited so I was thinking it may be a re-enactorism that's just been taken to actually be truth. Thanks anyway.


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