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Re: Burghers

Postby ChrisW » 25 Oct 2010, 11:58

that should teach me - always read the original text along with the interpretation:

it says the women should not use "stripen" als dress ornaments...
strips of fabric, woven borders - that could be almost anything :roll:

Re: Burghers

Postby Bertus Brokamp » 29 Oct 2010, 12:05

Next to the Lübeck mayor and the English merchant there is also this one:


Mayor Johann von Soest and his wife, 1360 or 1361, in Torun. That's now Poland but was in German Prussia back then and a Hansa town.
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Re: Burghers

Postby Astrid » 30 Oct 2010, 16:06

What nice dress patterns!
- the hanseatic merchant's wife -
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