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Bliaut: (or bliaud) a women's and also a men's overgarment worn from the eleventh to the thirteenth century in Western Europe, featuring voluminous skirts and horizontal puckering or pleating across a snugly fitted under bust abdomen.

The Middle Ages ~ Bliaut with demi corsage, or hip belt, century. The bliaut is perhaps one of the most recognizable garments associated with the early Middle Ages, particularly when combined with the the waist belt or corsage.

Effigies of Pierre d'Evreaux of Navarre, comte de Mortain (d. 1412) and his wife Catherine d'Alençon (d. 1462)  from the tomb of Pierre. Catherine survived her husband by 50 years, she is represented as a young woman in the style of 1412. Detail of Catherine's clothing.

Effigies of Pierre d'Evreaux of Navarre, comte de Mortain (d. and his wife Catherine d'Alençon (d. from the tomb of Pierre. Catherine survived her husband by 50 years, she is represented as a young woman in the style of Detail of Catherine's clothing.

TO MAKE. Pouche with lion pattern  9-10th century, now in St. Michael Colegiate Church, Beromunster

Byzantine relic pouch from the century; stored at St. Michael in Beromünster, Switzerland; lions and other quadrupeds worked “on a blue silk ground; lined with ruby red taffeta.