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    The purpose of Couture Classique is to provide fashionable clothing for all ages and genders of Triskellian at a reasonable price.
    When you shop with us, you can always expect quality.

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    FABRICS: Per Yard
    1 Denarii: Barras, Burlap, Calico, Cotton, Felt, Flannel, Gingham, Hemp, Linen & Sackcloth.
    2 Denarii: Tweed, Wool, Woolsey & Whipcord.
    3 Denarii: Broadcloth, Leather, Satin & Suede.
    4 Denarii: Faux Fur, Muslin, Poplin & Brocade.
    5 Denarii: Batiste, Damask, Velvet & Silk.
    10 Denarii: Samite


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    35 Denarii: Yards may be less than posted.
    Champagne shimmer faux fur, 5.5 yards unsurpassed quality
    Charcoal and alabaster striped satin, 6.5 yards very good quality
    Dusky violet dupioni silk, 3 yards poor quality
    Gleaming gold velvet, 5 yards good quality
    Golden aquamarine damask, 2 yards superb quality
    Rich dun damask, 2 yards unsurpassed quality
    Rich dun silk, 4 yards unsurpassed quality
    Rich dun silk, 6 yards unsurpassed quality
    Shimmering ice blue silk, 6 yards exceptional quality
    Silvery rose samite, 10 yards good quality
    Spitfire red leather, 8 yards very good quality
    Thistle-colored velvet, 10yards good quality


    45 Denarii: Yards may be less than posted.
    Antique gold lace, 10 yards terrible quality
    Iridescent lavender sheer silk, 10 yards unsurpassed quality
    Lustrous purple charmeuse, 10 yards unsurpassed quality
    Pale pearl crushed velvet, 20 yards average quality
    Pearlescent black charmeuse, 10 yards bad quality
    Pearlescent black sheer linen, 2 yards outstanding quality
    Rich purple madder velvet, 2 yards exceptional quality
    Royal blue reticella, 5.5 average quality
    Satiny black charmeuse, 10 yards good quality
    Silvery-white serge, 10 yards remaining average quality
    Smooth merlot charmeuse, 10 yards poor quality
    Warm gold crushed velvet, 10 yards magnificent quality


    95 Denarii: Yards may be less than posted.
    Prismatic starlight silk asoke, 2 yards exceptional quality

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    DYES: Per Use

    BLACK:
    1 Denarii: Black.
    4 Denarii: Charcoal black, ebony & murky black.
    7 Denarii: Obsidian black.
    8 Denarii: Raven, jet-black.
    35 Denarii: Twilight black, shadow black & pearlescent black.

    BLUE:
    1 Denarii: Blue, cyan, dark blue & light blue.
    2 Denarii: Indigo, blue-green & blue-grey.
    3 Denarii: Cobalt blue, sapphire & navy blue.
    4 Denarii: Turquoise, dark turquoise & baby blue.
    5 Denarii: Teal, cadet blue & blue-violet.
    6 Denarii: Royal blue, peacock blue & aquamarine.
    7 Denarii: Azure, midnight blue,
    cerulean & ocean blue.
    8 Denarii: Cornflower blue, ice blue, steel blue & pale blue.
    35 Denarii: Shimmering blue-green, satiny blue, silver-flecked blue & lapis Blue.

    BROWN:
    1 Denarii: Brown, dark brown & light brown.
    3 Denarii: Sable, russet & tan.
    4 Denarii: Sienna & rich brown.
    6 Denarii: Sandy brown & khaki.
    7 Denarii: Chocolate & wheat colored.
    8 Denarii: Dark chocolate, umber & bistre.
    9 Denarii: Caramel, taupe & bronze.
    35 Denarii: Coffee Brown, lustrous mocha
    & honey-hued cocoa.

    GREEN:
    1 Denarii: Dark green, green, light green.
    2 Denarii: Light sage, olive green & sage.
    3 Denarii: Emerald, chartreuse & vibrant green.
    4 Denarii: Apple green, peacock green & viridian.
    5 Denarii: Mint green & clover green.
    6 Denarii: Pale mint green & jade.
    7 Denarri: Sea green, spring green & myrtle green.
    8 Denarii: Fern green, forest green, hunter green.
    9 Denarii: Dioptase green, pine green, beryl green & wintergreen.
    35 Denarii: Gold-flecked green, midnight green & shimmering blue-green.

    GREY:
    1 Denarii: Dark grey, grey & light grey.
    3 Denarii: Slate grey.
    5 Denarii: Ash grey & dusky grey.
    6 Denarii: Smokey-grey.
    7 Denarii: Storm-grey.

    Metallic:
    6 Denarri: Silver.
    7 Denarii: Metallic gold.
    35 Denarii: Shadowy Silver.

    ORANGE:
    1 Denarii: Dark orange, light orange & orange.
    2 Denarii: Bright orange & burnt orange.
    3 Denarii: Vibrant orange & bittersweet orange.
    4 Denarii: Gamboge & pumpkin-colored.
    5 Denarii: Tangerine & carrot orange
    6 Denarii: Saffron & peach.
    7 Denarii: Apricot & sunset orange.
    8 Denarii: Coral & dark coral.
    9 Denarii: Persimmon.
    35 Denarii: Fiery nacarat.

    OTHERS:
    35 Denarii: Iridescent moonglow & golden champagne.

    PINK:
    1 Denarii: Light pink & pink.
    3 Denarii: Bright pink & magenta.
    5 Denarii: Soft pink & vibrant pink.
    5 Denarii: Pastel pink & pale pink.
    6 Denarii: Hot pink & carnation pink.
    7 Denarii: Dark pink & heliotrope.
    8 Denarii: Mauve & cherry-blossom pink

    35 Denarii: Shimmery Pink.

    PURPLE:
    1 Denarii: Light purple, purple & vibrant purple.
    4 Denarii: Violet, pale-violet & red-violet.
    5 Denarii: Imperial purple, amethyst & lavender.
    6 Denarii: Plum, lavender grey & blue-violet.
    7 Denarii: Indigo purple, lavender rose, & orchid purple.
    8 Denarii:
    Tyrian purple, lilac & wysteria.
    9 Denarii: Dusky violet & thistle-colored.
    35 Denarii: Iridescent Iris.

    RED:
    1 Denarii: Dark red, light red & red.
    3 Denarii: Ruddy red, blush-red & vibrant red.
    4 Denarii: Blood-red, crimson & strawberry red.
    5 Denarii: Red-violet, rose red & rose grey.
    6 Denarii: Scarlet, dark scarlet & pale rose red.
    7 Denarii: Wine, cherry red & c
    ardinal red.
    8 Denarii: Misty rose, dark wine & carmine.
    9 Denarii: Garnet, falu red & vermilion.
    10 Denarii: Soft wine blush, rust red & ruby red.
    11 Denarii: Lava & holly red.
    35 Denarii: Molten red & brandywine.

    WHITE:
    1 Denarii: Grubby white & white.
    3 Denarii: Bright white & vibrant white.
    5 Denarii: Ivory & milk white.
    6 Denarii: Pearly white, ecru & alabaster.
    7 Denarii: Pure white, pearl & chalky white.

    35 Denarii: White smoke & pristine white.

    YELLOW
    1 Denarii: Dark yellow, light yellow & yellow.
    3 Denarii: Bright yellow, vibrant yellow & flaxen yellow.
    4 Denarii: Flaxen yellow, cream & scuzzy yellow.
    5 Denarri: Buff, canary yellow & goldenrod.
    6 Denarii: Golden yellow, amber & sunglow.
    7 Denarii: Pale amber.
    Last edited by Orla; 07-05-2017, 05:32 PM.

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      HATS:

      *Attifet* It is a type of close-fitting cap called a coif; many were embroidered and bobbin-lace-trimmed. In the east the coif was wired or starched into a slight heart-shape, this is now known as the attifet.

      *Beribboned Garland* Delicate aquamarine velvet flowers are tactically positioned on the hat. It is an elaborately woven circular ribbon arrangement, which is worn upon a woman's head primarily to hold the hair or veil in place. Pretty, fluttering ribbons hang loosely off the back of the garland.

      *Bonnet* This headwear is primarily worn by women and is knitted, and tied under the chin. It covers the hair, ears and back of the head, but not the forehead. Cut atop the bonnet are small slits, allowing for women to comfortably slide their ears through.

      *Braided Hairband* It is a clothing accessory worn in the hair or around the forehead, usually to hold hair away from the face or eyes.

      *Butterfly Hat* It is a hat crafted from a truncated cone and veil or handkerchief covering wired to look like butterfly wings.

      *Caul* It is a headress worn by women that covers tied-up hair. A fancy caul could be made of satin, velvet, fine silk or brocade, although a simple caul would commonly be made of white linen or cotton. The caul could be covered by a crespine or a mesh net to secure it from falling off.

      *Chaperon* Initially a utilitarian garment, it first grew a long partly decorative tail behind, and then developed into a complex, versatile and expensive headgear after what was originally the vertical opening for the face began to be used as a horizontal opening for the head.

      *Coif* This is a rectangular hat, with the fold of the fabric going around the back of the head and the seam running along the top of the head. The bottom is gathered and tied at the back of the neck while the front edge curves around the head in the shape of a horseshoe, before tapering down and forward toward the jawline into a blunt, rounded point. The excess material at the crown of the head is gathered tightly together and stitched down while the front edge is fancily decorated with either lace or an intricate braid.

      *Cornet Hat* It has an upstanding frill in front and lappets at the back. The veil is wired to stand up above the forehead. A topknot of wired ribbon is pinned at the front of the cap.

      *Coronet Hat* This is a border, fitting close round the head, that curves forward on either side to end over the ears; the hair is exposed above this limit only. The back of the crown is raised into a horseshoe-shaped curve over the head.

      *Ear-Shaped Caul* It is a headress worn by women that covers tied-up hair. A fancy caul could be made of satin, velvet, fine silk or brocade, although a simple caul would commonly be made of white linen or cotton. This style of caul has two separate ear coverings and link at the top of the head with a ribbon.

      *Face Veil* It is an article of clothing, worn almost exclusively by women, that is intended to cover some part of the head or face. As a religious item, it is intended to show honor to an object or space.

      *Gable Hood* A gable hood, is a woman's headdress, so-called because its pointed shape resembles the gable of a house. It is a complex construct with a box-shaped back and two tube-shaped hanging veils at 90-degree angles; the hanging veils and lappets can be pinned up in a variety of ways to make complex headdresses.

      *Head Roll* This is a a padded circle worn on the head to hold a veil in place.

      *Head Veil* It is an article of clothing, worn almost exclusively by women, that is intended to cover some part of the head or face. As a religious item, it is intended to show honor to an object or space.

      *Nebulae Headdress* A narrow, halo-shaped headdress, traditionally made from gauze.

      *Paste* This is a strip of cloth primarily used for being secured over a coif.

      *Pillbox Hat* It is a small woman's hat with a flat crown and straight, upright sides.

      *Ruffled Veil* It is an article of clothing, worn almost exclusively by women, that is intended to cover some part of the head or face. As a religious item, it is intended to show honor to an object or space. This particular veil appears to be ruffled at the framing of the face.

      *Snood* It is a lacy-looking, knitted or crocheted net that holds the hair back from the wearer's face.

      *Steeple Hat* It is a headdress in the shape of a cone or 'steeple'. The hennin is typically 12 to 18 inches (30 to 45 cm) high, but can be considerably higher. The hennin is worn tilted backward at an angle and features a cloth lappet, a short loop in the front and a veil that emerges from the cone.

      *Wide-Brimmed Coif* This is a rectangular hat, with the fold of the fabric going around the back of the head and the seam running along the top of the head. The bottom is gathered and tied at the back of the neck while the front edge curves around the head in the shape of a horseshoe, before tapering down and forward toward the jawline into a blunt, rounded point. The excess material at the crown of the head is gathered tightly together and stitched down while the front edge is fancily decorated with either lace or an intricate braid. In this case, the front edge has been extended into a wide brim.

      *Wimple* It is a cloth which usually covers the head and is worn around the neck and chin.


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      COATS, CLOAKS, JACKETS:

      *Cloak* It is a type of loose garment that is worn over indoor clothing and protects the wearer from the cold, rain or wind, or it may form part of a fashionable outfit or uniform.

      *Back-Cloak* It is a cloak that, attached to the shoulders, falls down to the floor behind the wearer. The woman's version trails the floor in a graceful curve, while the men's cloak barely grazes the floor.

      *Bell Cloak* It is a cloak buttoned down the front with bulky sleeves in folds of cloth. Overall, this cloak resembles a bell.

      *Brat Drape* A basic, but versatile, upper body draping. Often highly decorated, it can be worn several ways including belted around the waist, and pinned over one shoulder.

      *Cape* This is a sleeveless outer garment which is designed to fasten at the throat and fall down the back of the wearer. Typically, luxurious materials are used to manufacture a cape, which is intended to be more fashionable than functional as a general rule. It falls only partially down the back, and drapes elegantly over the shoulders.

      *Capelet* This is a miniature cape designed to be worn during warm weather. Barely covering the shoulders in the front, the top rests just under the nape of the wearer in the back to fashionably frame the neckline.

      *Chasuble Cape* This is a generic, circular cape with an aperture for the head.

      *Evening Cape* This is a sleeveless outer garment which is designed to fasten at the throat and fall down the back of the wearer. Worn as a formal garment, this particular cape is meant to be made from fine materials only, sometimes being constructed from lacy knit patterns or crochets, and occasionally beaded or laced with gems. It falls only partially down the back, and drapes elegantly over the shoulders

      *Collar Cape* A round or square shoulder covering used to keep the neck and chest area warm.

      *Hooded Cloak* A full, floor-length cloak bearing a deep, concealing hood. It can be tightened at the neck via drawstrings or secured with a clasp.

      *Hooded Lacerna Cloak* A large, semi-circular cloak draped around the shoulder, down the back, and typically secured with a piece of jewelry. It bears a hood and serves as protection against the elements.

      *Lacerna Cloak* A large, semi-circular cloak draped around the shoulder, down the back and typically secured with a piece of jewelry. It serves as protection against the elements.

      *Mantle* It is a cloak fashioned from a rectangular piece of cloth and is sleeveless. It reaches to the feet and wraps loosely around the body, shielding the wearer from the elements.

      *Sagum Mantle* A square, rectangular mantle draped over armor and held at the shoulder with a clasp or thorn.

      *Shawl* This is a large swath of cloth which is designed to be wrapped loosely around the neck, shoulders, and upper body. It is big enough to cover the head, if the wearer so desires, to shield from the elements.

      *Short Buckled Jacket* A short female jacket ending just below the breasts that features a deep hood and a series of three buckles that close securely upon the chest. Each of the long sleeves is laced up via a myriad of eyelets and colored string.

      *Pleated Coat* This is a short jacket with pleats radiating from the shoulder and running to the hem with the waist creating a fashionable X shape. This garment closes with hidden hooks in the center front.

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        SCARFS:

        *Scarf* It is a piece of fabric worn on or near the head or around the neck for warmth, cleanliness, fashion or for religious reasons.

        *Head Scarf* It is a scarf covering most or all of the top of a woman's hair and her head. Head scarves may be worn for a variety of purposes, such as for warmth, for sanitation, for fashion or social distinction; with religious significance, to hide baldness, out of modesty, or other forms of social convention.

        *Stole* It is an embroidered band of cloth, about two and a half to three meters long and seven to ten centimeters wide, whose ends are usually broadened out.


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        GLOVES:

        *Gloves* These are tailored so they fit over most animals paws. Custom fingerless gloves are available for clawed animals who need such things.

        *Formal gloves* These are tailored so they fit over most animal's paws. These gloves are full-fingered, encasing the tips of the digits to just above the wrists.

        *Handwraps* Primitive protective wrappings that are bound around the hands of the wearer to encase the base of the fingers down to the wrists.

        *Long gloves* These are tailored so they fit over most animal's paws and are lengthened to go just beyond the elbow, making them perfect for wear with sleeveless garments. Custom fingerless gloves are available for clawed animals who need such things.

        *Mittens* These are tailored so they fit over most animal's paws and stretch just over the wrists. They bundle the hands entirely to provide warmth during the cold seasons, and, unlike regular gloves, do not have a separate sheath for each finger. Custom fingerless gloves are available for clawed animal's who need such things.

        *Work gloves* These are tailored so they fit over most animal's paws and extend upward over the forearms for protection. Custom fingerless gloves are available for clawed animals who need such things.


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        BELTS:

        *Belt* Worn wrapped about the waist, it can be used for hanging various items such as pouches and scabbards.

        *Braided* This is a casual belt created through the braiding together of three or more strips of fabric.

        *Garter belt* A swath of cloth worn around the waist and designed to accompany garters which clasp onto stockings or socks to keep them from falling down. The back of this garment is adjustable to fit different waist sizes.

        *Girdle belt* It is a scanty belt-shaped textile for men and/or women worn about the waist.

        *Tie belt* This is a strip of fabric generally used for keeping a robe closed.

        *Waist cord* This garment is traditionally worn wrapped about the waist with a corded piece of cloth fashionably dangling toward the thighs. It can be used for hanging various items such as pouches and scabbards.

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        • #5
          Blouses and Shirts:

          *Blouse* A garment for the upper part of the body, with a collar, sleeves, and a front opening.

          *Bodice* It is a tightly fitted outer garment worn by women, low cut and sleeveless, hugging the torso tightly. It is reinforced with stiff reed inserts to maintain a fashionable shape and support the bust. The front is securely laced and tied.

          *Bustier* A form-fitting corset-like garment worn under clothing to push up the bust by tightening against the upper midriff while gently shaping the waist. It reaches only to the bottom of the ribs.

          *Camisole* This is a simple garment fashioned to wear under blouses or shirts which provides a covering that extends from the bust to the waistline. Being sleeveless, this garment traditionally offers little, if any, breast support.

          *Cloth Strip* A crude upper body garment designed to cover a woman's breasts and little else. It ties simplistically around the back.

          *Corset* A garment consisting of three separate pieces laced together with a thinly twisted silken cord. It is generally snugly fitted to the upper body, but devoid of sleeves and straps. The back piece is a solid cut of fabric tied to the two front pieces of the garment. Thin, twisted cords of silk have been used to lace each piece together on the sides and at the front. Where the two front pieces meet, the cloth dips down to reveal a provocative amount of cleavage, while still maintaining coverage of the breasts themselves.

          *Cropped Shirt* An off-the-shoulder, low-cut female garment which has been cropped just beneath the breasts and hugs their lower halves tightly.

          *Cross-Lace Bodice* A fitted bodice with a low, wide neckline. It features a series of criss-crossed lacing in the front which tighten to accentuate the breasts and slim the figure.

          *Doublet Bodice* A high-neckline, front-lacing bodice with a long row of grommets down the front. It features a pointed waist and padded shoulder rolls.

          *Ruched Bodice* A form-fitting bodice which has been gathered and stitched at its central point to create a rippled appearance. It closes via a series of laces in the back.

          *Ruffled Blouse* This is a garment comes with convenient ties at the wrists. Each generous sleeve ends in a fashionable ruffle.

          *Shirred Bodice* A decorative bodice in which the material has been gathered along the torso to create decorative rows through parallel stitching. It closes via a series of laces in the back.

          *Short-Sleeved Blouse* This is a simple, loose garment for the upper part of the body with a round collar, and short breezy sleeves sometimes ending in ruffles. It pulls on and off over the head.

          *Short-Vested Bodice* A tight-fitting bodice which tapers inward at the waist to form a v-shape just above the navel. It laces up the front and along the shoulders for a dramatic look.

          *Skirted Bodice* This bodice variation comes with lacing at the front and a short, tapered skirt about the bottom. It is designed to be worn with skirts or pants.

          *Sleveveless Blouse* This is a simple, loose garment for the upper part of the body with a round collar and flowy bottom. Void of sleeves, the fabric at the shoulders is broad and stops just at the armpits of the wearer.

          *Underbust Corset* A decorative corset variation that begins at the bust and extends down to the hips. It is generally worn over blouses or shirts to lend a more attractive shape to the female form.


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          Pants & Skirts:

          *Skirt* A garment hanging from the waist and worn by females.

          *Angled Skirt* A female garment which starts scantily at the left hip with a simple side tie and then tapers diagonally downward to cover the groin and end just above the right knee. The entire left side of the lower body is left bare.

          *Ankle-Length Kilt* This ankle-length kilt displays uniqueness of design, construction, and convention which differentiate it from other garments fitting the general description. It is tailored, and wraps around the wearer's body at the natural waist, between the lowest rib and the hip, starting from one side, around the front and back and across the front again to the opposite side. The fastenings consist of straps and buckles on both ends, the strap on the inside end passing through a slit in the waistband to be buckled on the outside. The kilt covers the body from the waist down to just above the ankles. The overlapping layers in front are called aprons and are flat; the single layer of fabric around the sides and back is pleated.

          *Ankle-Length Skirt* A female garment hanging loosely from the waist and extending downward in a fine, draping fashion before pooling about the ankles.

          *Flared Skirt* This is a sleek, floor-length skirt that hugs the hips and legs before flaring out at the knees and cascading to the floor in voluminous, elegant folds that trail slightly behind the wearer.

          *Floor-Length Skirt* This is a streamlined floor-length skirt. It hangs simplistically from the waist catching the natural curves of the body beneath before brushing against the floor.

          *Gypsy Skirt* A skirt with three ruffled tiers and a drawstring waist.

          *Hoop Skirt* An undergarment designed to extend the outer skirt into a fashionable shape. It is comprised of wires and hoops of various shapes before being covered in cloth.

          *Kilt* A knee-length pleated and wrap-around skirt generally worn by men as part of the traditional dress of the Bisclavret.

          *Knee-Length Skirt* A female garment draping from the waist to the knees in a lightweight, breezy design.

          *Mermaid Skirt* A female garment which is fitted from the hips to the knees before flaring out to a graceful full circle trumpet with inserted gored panels.

          *Overskirt* A garment hanging from the waist and worn by females.

          *Overskirt-Ruffled* A female overgarment which begins at the waist and flows luxuriously outward from the hips to end in a splash of playful ruffles at the ankles.

          *Pants* An article of clothing covering the body from the waist down, with separate coverings for each leg that extend to the ankles. They are usually closed and fastened by either buttons or a laces, though straps with buckles or brooches are also commonplace.

          *Ruffled Skirt* A long, flowing female garment with six tiers of ruffles decorating from the length of the hips downward to the ankles.

          *Short Skirt* A female garment designed to snugly clutch the lower half of the body from the waist to just below the buttocks.

          *Side-Split Overskirt* A female overgarment that luxuriously encompasses the waist and hips before splitting elaborately at the thigh and running down the length of the body.

          *Side-Split Skirt* A fashionable female garment flowing gracefully from the waist to the ankles. The right side of the skirt has been split up to the middle thigh to reveal the garments beneath.

          *Side-Tied Overskirt* A female overgarment that wraps about the waist and ties securely at the hip. It cascades downward in a slight flare to the ankles, allowing the clothing beneath to play peekaboo from the side.

          *Split-Front Overskirt* A female overgarment which splits just below the waist and drapes down to the ankles in an upside-down V shape, allowing for a view of the clothing underneath.

          *Underskirt* A full skirt which hangs from the waist. It is intended to be worn either beneath gowns or other skirts to grant a fuller look.

          *Underskirt-Ruffled* A full, ruffled skirt which hangs from the waist to the feet. It is intended to be worn either beneath gowns or other skirts to grant a fuller, more decorative look.

          *Waist Wrap* A unisex, skirt-like garment in which the fabric has been wrapped about the waist and centrally cinched or gathered in the front to cover the necessities. Any remaining cloth is left hanging between the legs to flutter freely toward the ground.

          *Yoke Skirt* A full, floor-length skirt attached to a fitted hip-length yoke. This garment provides a smooth look to the waist and hips and is ideal for wearing under bodices when no bulk is desired.

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            Dresses:

            *Dress* It's a long-sleeved garment for females fitted close to the upper part of the body, with flowing skirts extending to the floor.

            *Cordial* A dress that skims the body luxuriously and flares out over the hips into a full skirt falling gracefully into a six-inch train at the back. The neckline is scooped and fitted sleeves extend to the wrist with a delicate point over the hands.

            *Couture* A floor-sweeping strapless dress featuring a tonal sequin embellishment on the fitted bodice. The bodice seamlessly transitions into a flowing skirt which radiates downward to graze the feet of the wearer. A small series of hooks and eyes situated on the left side provide hidden closure for the garment.

            *Peplem* A Tubular female garment featuring a long, basic skirt that comes around the body under the arms, and is often pinned at each shoulder.

            *Ranger* A sleeveless female garment bearing a deep hood that extends downward to just above the ankles. It features a long skirt and a myriad of eyelets and strings which lace up the central portion of the chest and sides.

            *Saberist* A sleeveless female garment which extends downward to just above the ankles. It boasts a low-cut, circular neckline that neatly merges into a buttoned front panel before flowing out into eccentric folds below the waist. A series of eyelets and string lace up the top portion of the sides, giving way at the hips to deep slits which reveal any clothing worn underneath.

            *Short Saberist* A sleeveless female garment which extends downward to just above the knees. It boasts a circular neckline that neatly merges into a buttoned front panel before flowing out into eccentric folds below the waist. A series of eyelets and string lace up the top portion of the sides, giving way at the hips to deep slits which reveal any clothing worn underneath.

            *Short-Sleeved* This is a simple short-sleeved one-piece garment worn close to the upper part of the body, with casual skirts extending to the floor

            *Sideless-Surcoat* An overgown with open sides; basically, very large arm holes, which reveals the gown or garments worn underneath. Some have taken to calling these "gates of hell" in reference to the way they shockingly display the female figure.

            *Strapless* An opulent ankle-length dress with a loose ruffle around the strapless bodice that carries down one side in a soft cascade to elegantly brush the floor. It is often accessorized with a jeweled belt or waist sash.

            *Strapless-Splitfront* This is a light, strapless and sleeveless dress which snugly hugs the upper torso before streamlining to the top of the hips. A decorative lace lining covers the seams that connect the waistline to the body of the skirt. Just below the hips, the dress creatively splits into an upside-down V shape, to reveal the garments beneath.

            *Surcoat* A long and flowing gown-like sleeveless coat extending to about mid-calf and featuring slits in the bottom front and back. While traditionally worn to protect mail from the sun, and armor from the muck of the battlefield, they eventually became a fashion amongst women who wanted to display the finery of their undergarments while maintaining modesty.

            *Wrap-Around Dress* A primitive female garment in which a large swath of cloth is wrapped about one side of the body and then the other to create a V-necked, dress-like garment. It bears no sleeves and has the most basic of skirts which drags across the ground as the wearer walks.


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            Gowns:

            *Gown* This article of clothing is made up of a bodice and skirt sewn together at the waist. It fastens down the front with ribbon ties.

            *Back Laced Gown* It is a woman's garment with a square neckline, fitted closely to the upper part of the body via a series of back laces. It features a long, basic skirt which extends to the floor, and fitted sleeves reaching to mid-hand when the arm is held loosely by the side.

            *Back Laced Pendant Gown* It is a woman's garment with a dipped neckline, fitted comfortably to the upper part of the body via a series of back laces. It features a long, basic skirt which extends to the floor, and long, pendant sleeves which reach to the floor when the arm is held loosely by the side.

            *Bliaut* It is a woman's garment with a v-neck collar, fitted closely to the upper part of the body by bodice side ties. Voluminous skirts extend to the floor. It is accented with light embroidery on the cuffs of the sleeves and hem of the skirt. The long, flowing, open sleeves reach to mid-calf when the arm is held loosely by the side.

            *Burgundian* It is a full-skirted gown with long, tapered sleeves extending to the wrist and ending in fur trim. The neckline makes a plunging V to the waist, inset with beautifully beaded material to maintain modesty. The tapered waist of the gown is accented with a decorative braided cord.

            *Corset gown* The upper portion is comprised of two separate pieces and a mid panel laced together with a thinly twisted cord. The corset is smoothly fitted to the wearer's shape and features thin decorative straps that hang off the shoulder and drape just above the elbow. The upper rim conforms to the curves of the bust to reveal a marginal amount of cleavage. The lower portion of the gown features a split-front skirt which tapers widely toward the floor before hanging in elegant folds.

            *Colette* A woman's sleeveless, square-necked overgown. The body of the gown is fitted closely, as it is secured with lacing down the center of the front panel from the low square neckline to the hip. The laced area exposes the garments underneath. The gown consists mainly of two pieces of material made for the front and back and sewn at the sides. Rather than a bodice and skirt, the garment consists of a skirt gathered at the waist.

            *Evening Gown* An elegant evening gown, form-fitting and accented with dagged net sleeves.

            *Fancy Ruff Gown* This elaborate gown bears long sleeves edged with lace at the wrists. A matching ruff extends along the sides, shoulders, and back of the gown's square neckline. A fitted bodice creates a v-shaped waist, which is accentuated by the exaggerated fullness of the elegant floor-length skirts.

            *Front Laced Gown* It is a woman's garment with a square neckline, fitted closely to the upper part of the body via a series of front laces. It features a long, basic skirt which extends to the floor, and cut-out, elbow-length sleeves which circle partially around the mid-arm before hanging loosely at the sides.

            *Full, Floor Length Gown* This full, elegant, floor-length gown features a laced ruff at the neck and flaring bell sleeves which cascade over the wrist to mid-hand. It comes complete with a decorative lace overlay bodice that tapers downward into a cinched waist and stylish streamlined skirt.

            *Hanging Sleeved Gown* This is an ankle-length gown uniquely-cut to produce fine draping on the body. The wrist-length sleeves are stitched to the back of the armholes only, enabling the wearer to pull them onto the arm or allow them to hang free from the shoulders.

            *Kirtle* It is a floor-length gown with full, flowing skirts and a scooped neckline. It is fitted at the waist and bodice by means of lacing at the back. The sleeves are long and extend halfway down the hand. They are buttoned from mid-arm to cuff.

            *Long Sleeved Gown* The collar falls down into a slight dip, falling low enough to reveal the collarbone, but not enough to reveal any true cleavage. Long bell sleeves fall to either side, cut from a separate fabric and attached from the top of the shoulders, falling down to the top of the hips. A decorative lace lining covers the seams that connects the sleeves to the body of the dress. The hem of the gown falls just below the ankles and sweeps gracefully along the floor.

            *Partlet Gown* Vertical lacing extend on either side of the square-necked bodice area, enabling for a more comfortable and snug fit. Underneath the bodice lies a high-necked, frilled partlet which modestly covers the chest. A single column of buttons extends along the partlet from the base of the neck to the bust. The gown bears full sleeves which end at the elbow, giving way to fitted undersleeves which extend to the wrist. The flowing skirts of the gown are tapered dramatically from the waist to the floor.

            *Petal Gown* A sleeveless gown bearing eight large, overlapping, triangular petals which fall from the low waistline to the feet. The bodice is princess cut to accommodate the curviest of figures, while the deep v-shaped back can be left open or trimmed with decorative lacing for a more interesting look.

            *Overgown* A flowing overgown with a square-neck collar that falls down just below the collarbone. Large, wide bell sleeves fall to either side, cut from a separate fabric and attached from the top of the shoulders, falling down to the top of the hips. A decorative lace lining covers the seams that connects the sleeves to the body of the dress. The hem of the gown falls just below the ankles and sweeps gracefully along the floor. The front of the gown's large skirt is split to reveal the garments underneath.

            *Round Kirtle* This is a sleeveless, shapeless gown that falls into a full flare toward the ground. Three wide bands of ribbon decorate the bottom of the garment, concealing the wearer's feet in entirety.

            *Short-Sleeved Gown* The collar falls down into a slight dip, falling low enough to reveal the collarbone, but not enough to reveal any true cleavage. Short ruffled sleeves fall to either side, cut from a separate fabric and attached from the top of the shoulders, falling just to the chest-line. A decorative lace lining covers the seams that connects the sleeves to the body of the dress. The hem of the gown falls just below the ankles and sweeps gracefully along the floor.

            *Sideless Gown* A simple sleeveless woman's gown tailored open from the sides to the hips.

            *Sleeveless Gown* The collar falls down into a slight dip, falling low enough to reveal the collarbone, but not enough to reveal any true cleavage. The hem of the gown falls just below the ankles and sweeps gracefully along the floor.

            *Sleeveless Undergown* Shaped much like a strapless evening gown, this sleeveless undergown features a short, fitted bodice which controls the bustline and fillins in the front of the overgown without gapping. The bodice laces up the back for a snug fit, and has an attached A-line skirt which can be seen when the hem of the overgown is lifted.

            *Splint Front Gown* The collar falls down into a slight dip, falling low enough to reveal the collarbone, but not enough to reveal any true cleavage. Long bell sleeves fall to either side, cut from a separate fabric and attached from the top of the shoulders, falling down to the top of the hips. A decorative lace lining covers the seams that connects the sleeves to the body of the dress. Just below the waist, the gown luxuriously splits into an upside-down V shape, to reveal the garments beneath.

            *V-neck Overgown* A simple, elegant gown with a wide "V" neckline. The bodice fits smoothly over the bust and belts under the bustline. A slim "Y" shape is achieved by confining the skirt fullness in the center front and back so the gown sides hang nearly vertical. Fitted sleeves have been carefully shaped to allow a full range of motion without binding, and end in a deep cuff.

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              Undergarments:

              *Chemise* It is a loose dresslike undergarment, flowing from the shoulder nearly to the feet, with voluminous sleeves. It is a simple garment worn close to the skin beneath other clothing to protect against bodily oils.

              *Camicia* It is an extra long, flowing chemise worn close to the skin beneath other clothing to protect against bodily oils. This particular style is designed with full, puffy sleeves to compliment segmented or slashed accessories and garb.

              *Chainse* It is a floor-length, pleated tunic with long sleeves tightly fitted at the wrists. It is designed to be worn under the bliaut.

              *Chemisette* A waist-length female undershirt featuring a drawstring neckline and three-quarter length sleeves trimmed with ruffled cuffs.

              *Short-Sleeved Chemise* It is a loose, short-sleeved, dresslike undergarment, flowing from the shoulder nearly to the feet. It is simplistic in design and worn close to the skin beneath other clothing to protect against bodily oils.

              *Sleeveless Chemise* It is a loose, sleeveless, dresslike undergarment, flowing from the shoulder nearly to the feet. It is simplistic in design and worn close to the skin beneath other clothing to protect against bodily oils.

              *Smock* This is an undergarment with long tubular sleeves, underarm gussets, and a large gored skirt designed to make an overgown hang correctly. It is shaped to fit beneath any gown with a fitted bodice and full skirt.


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              *Bloomers* An undergarment which is full cut and extending to just below the knee with a simple ruffle. Embodying comfort and femininity, they are made to wear under most any article of clothing.

              *Bum Roll* Worn underneath the clothing, this undergarment lifts open skirts to allow for air flow. It is designed to accentuate the hips of the wearer, thereby making the waist seem smaller.

              *Stomacher* This is a decorated triangular panel that fills in the front opening of a woman's gown or bodice. The stomacher may be boned, as part of a corset, or may cover the triangular front of a corset. If simply decorative, the stomacher lies over the triangular front panel of the stays, being either stitched or pinned into place, or held in place by the lacings of the gown's bodice.


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              *Bikini-Bottom* Underpants or swimmers that reach to the hips rather than to the waist.

              *Bikini-Bra* It wraps around the chest, and is supportive enough to allow swimming.

              *Nightgown* A nightgown. It's a garment usually worn by women and conservatively made, designed mostly for comfort when sleeping.

              *Nighty* It's a garment usually worn by women and intended as sleepwear or to entice the opposite sex in private.


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              *Garters* Tied just below the knee, they are used for holding up stockings.

              *Braided Garters* These are neat strips of braided fabric designed to be tied around the legs to hold up stockings.

              *Ribbon Garters* These are decorative fabric ribbons designed to be tied around the legs to hold up stockings.

              *Tie Garters* These are neat strips of fabric designed to be tied around the legs to hold up stockings.


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              *Stockings* These fitted stockings extend to the thigh and are meant to be held in place by a pair of garters.

              *Back-Seam Stockings* These fitted stockings feature a seam running up the back of the leg. They extend to the thigh and are meant to be held in place by a pair of garters.

              *Knee-High Stockings* These fitted stockings extend to just above the knee.

              *Thigh-High Stockings* These fitted stockings extend to the thigh and are meant to be held in place by a pair of garters.

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                Footwear:

                *Dancing Slippers* These are flat-bottomed shoes secured to the feet by added ribbons which incorporate pleats under the toes to enable dancers to leap and execute turns.

                *Gladiator Sandals* Banded footwear featuring t-straps, thin leather soles, low heels and several thong enclosures running across the instep and ankle.

                *Heeled Slippers* These are light, low-cut shoes with a rounded toe that are easily slipped onto the feet. They feature a 2 inch wedge heel, permitting the wearer to have more support and balance than a normal slipper or heel would, while maintaining an air of femininity.

                *High Heels* A pair of female shoes which raise the heel of the wearer's foot by two inches. They lend the illusion that a woman is taller, that her legs are longer, and effectively change the wearer's gait and posture, thrusting the backside out and causing the hips to sway more than usual.

                *Knee-High Moccasins* This heelless shoe features a soft and flexible sole which is brought up the sides of the foot and over the toes where it is joined by a puckered seam to a U-shaped piece lying on top of the foot. The upper part of the footwear reaches to just below the knees, and is often adorned with embroidery, beading, or other ornaments.

                *Latchet Shoes* This footwear bears a round toe and extends to just above the ankle where a thong or strap is used to attach it securely to the wearer.

                *Maiden boots* These boots reach just to the thigh and feature back lacing which can be adjusted for a snug or loose fit. The upper length can be folded down into a cuff to achieve the traditional 'pirate look', or left up to lend a dressier appearance. They feature 2 and a half inch heels, large enough to be obviously feminine but allowing no risk for tripping on holes or uneven ground

                *Moccasins* This heelless shoe features a soft and flexible sole which is brought up the sides of the foot and over the toes where it is joined by a puckered seam to a U-shaped piece lying on top of the foot. The upper part of the footwear is often adorned with embroidery, beading, or other ornaments.

                *Poulaines* These are decorated shoes with long, pointed, and upturned toes that extend anywhere from six to twenty-four inches in length. Often the toes are stuffed with hay or inserted whalebone to support the ends.

                *Round-toed Shoes* Simple, slipper-like shoes which slide onto the feet. They feature a low top-cut, and rounded toes.

                *Sandals* Designed for warm weather wear, each shoe is made from a single piece of sturdy fabric seamlessly attached to a sole designed for comfort. The toe area is open, with adjustable criss-crossing lacing covering the top of the foot and extending just past the ankles.

                *Slippers* Pointed toe shoes that easily slip on and off the foot. They feature a barely noticeable heel, half cuffs in the back, and double lacing on the top sides for a secure fit.

                *Stilettos* Opulent, feminine footwear featuring a long, thin high heel measuring six inches in length with a diameter at the ground of less than half an inch. Stilettos give the optical illusion of a longer, slimmer leg, a smaller foot, and a greater overall height. They also alter the wearer's posture and gait, flexing the calf muscles, and making the bust and buttocks more prominent.

                *Strapped Sandals* A heelless, open-toed shoe boasting eight decorative straps which reach to just below the knees. The back of the footwear is a solid piece of fabric which offers support to the feet of the wearer.

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                  Miscellaneous:

                  *Apron* It is held up by a string around the neck, and fastened around the waist with a thin belt tie.

                  *Arm Gauntlets* Matching wraps of decorative cloth which wind around the upper arm and bicep to lend a cinched contrast to the full, billowy sleeves on fashionable garments, or on sleeves created separately.

                  *Armwraps* Primitive wrappings that are bound around the upper arms of the wearer for decoration.

                  *Artificial flower* A handmade flower accessory designed to be added to clothing for decorative purposes.

                  *Banner* This large, wide piece of fabric is ideal for decorating walkways, hallways or doorways and often has imagery or wording embroidered on the surface.

                  *Beach Towel* An oversized absorbent square cloth capable of covering even the largest of bodies. It is designed for drying oneself after a bath or a dip in the water, and can be used for laying out on the beach or grass.

                  *Bed Sheet* Large enough to cover the entirety of the bed, this bed sheet is used for both comfort and protection of the mattress as well as the quilt or comforter.

                  *Bench Cushion* This is a padded bench cushion designed for comfort while sitting. It can also be used for decorative purposes.

                  *Benda* This is a length of material used for covering, wrapping around, or intertwining with the hair.

                  *Blanket* Designed to cover the body and provide warmth.

                  *Bookmark* It is a thin marker used to keep one's place in a book and so be able to return to it with ease.

                  *Cafe Curtains* These curtains are hung from a thin rod placed at the middle of the window, allowing light into the room from the top while offering privacy on the lower half. They can be used alone or in conjunction with heavier drapes for a more opulent appearance, especially during colder months.

                  *Carpet* A large, firm carpet. It looks just big enough to cover an average-sized room.

                  *Carpet Runner* This very long and narrow carpet has finished edges. Carpet runners are typically used on stairs and in hallways to soften the appearance of the room, prevent wear and add additional comfort and warmth in cooler months.

                  *Cathedral Train* This is a popular choice for a formal affair, hanging 5 feet from the waistline. It is most commonly worn with wedding gowns.

                  *Chapel Train* This is a full, elegant train that falls 3 feet from the waistline. It is commonly worn with semi-formal gowns.

                  *Choker* This is a collar that fastens around the neck. A eye mask. A stretch of fabric which conforms to the bridge of the nose and wraps about the eye area before tying behind the head. It is generally worn to conceal the upper portion of the face, allowing an individual to more freely socialize outside the bounds of identity.

                  *Cloth* A clean cloth made from a confiscated scrap of [material].

                  *Codpiece* A supportive pouch of fabric worn over the groin by men. Inconspicuous laces at the sides hold the garment in place.

                  *Comforter* It is a fiber filled or quilted bed covering which spreads over top of mattress but does not cover pillows or hang all the way to the floor; often paired with a bed skirt and pillow shams. A comforter is smaller than a bedspread and larger than a coverlet.

                  *Couch Cushion* This is a padded couch cushion designed for comfort while sitting. It can also be used for decorative purposes.

                  *Curtains* Hung from a rod affixed to the top of the window, curtains allow a diffused light to pass through the window while offering a level of privacy.They also serve to soften the features of the room. When tied back, they swoop gracefully to pool on the floor. They can be used alone or with heavier drapes, especially during cooler months.

                  *Cushion* This is a padded cushion designed for comfort while sitting. It can also be used for decorative purposes.

                  *Cushion* This is a padded [shape] cushion designed for comfort while sitting. It can also be used for decorative purposes.

                  *Cushion/Rug Shapes* Area(R), carpet runner(R), crescent-shaped, egg-shaped, hall(Rug), heart-shaped, hearth(R), hourglass-shaped, oblong, octagonal, outdoor(R), oval, overstuffed, round, square, stair(R), star-shaped, tessellated.

                  *Decorative Pillow* A fairly firm pillow variation designed to be thrown upon furniture for decorative purposes.

                  *Doll* A doll with uncolored eyes and ordinary yarn hair.

                  *Drapes* Typically crafted from much heavier fabrics such as velvet or brocade, the window drapes provide both room darkening and protection from the winds and chill of the elements. They can tied back when additional light is needed and are often used in conjunction with curtains. Additionally, these lush drapes can also be hung from canopy beds for privacy and warmth.

                  *Eye-Mask* A stretch of fabric which conforms to the bridge of the nose and wraps about the eye area before tying behind the head. It is generally worn to conceal the upper portion of the face, allowing an individual to more freely socialize outside the bounds of identity.

                  *Fan* This is an implement of semi-circular cloth or wood designed for waving lightly in the hand to create a cooling current of air about a person.

                  *Floor Cushion* This is a padded floor cushion designed for comfort while sitting. It can also be used for decorative purposes.

                  *Flounces* These are small ruffles of fabric gathered to encircle the wrist or arm. They are traditionally tied to the cuffs of a gown or shirt.

                  *Fluffy Towel* A fluffy and absorbent square cloth capable of covering an average-sized body. It is designed for drying oneself after a bath or a dip in the water.

                  *Footed Pajamas* This is a pair of basic pajamas complete with foot coverings. Designed for comfort and warmth while sleeping, these pajamas are traditionally worn by infants and children.

                  *Footwraps* Primitive protective wrappings that are bound around the feet of the wearer to encase the base of the toes all the way up to the calves.

                  *Fringe* Suitable to be added to clothing. It is a decorative border hanging loosely from a raveled edge.

                  *Full-Mask* A full mask that bends around the curves of the wearer's face to conceal most identifiable features. Masks are useful for a variety of purposes, some of them illicit or criminal, others just personal, such as romantic encounters.

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                    *Handkerchief* A simple, square piece of cloth used for dabbing one's lips, wiping sweat from the brow, or giving as a token of favor.

                    *Hand Towel* An absorbent, rectangular piece of cloth designed for cleaning up messes.

                    *Hanging Sleeves* These wrist-length sleeves are generally stitched to the backs of arm gauntlets, enabling the wearer to show off some shoulder should they choose to go chemiseless. They drape about the arm loosely to allow for easy movement.

                    *Hearth Rug* This semi-circular rug is typically made with sturdy woven fibers and is used as decorative element with fireplaces. It also has the added benefit of protecting the hearth stone from staining or damage from rolling logs and fireplace tools.

                    *Lace* Suitable to be added to clothing. Lace is typically very expensive, and therefore is a mark of wealth.

                    *Lap Blanket* Smaller but thicker than a throw blanket, lap blankets are intended to keep one warm when seated for long periods without the additional bulk of larger coverings.

                    *Large Flag* This flag is typically hung from a flag pole or balcony and is large enough to emblazon with imagery or words to show pride or deliver a message. They are often employed by ships as a way of identifying vessels from afar.

                    *Lining* This is a length of fabric is used for lining items of clothing.

                    *Loincloth* A garment designed for wrapping around the waist to cover the genitals. Usually a simple piece of cloth which is left to dangle downwards, it is a basic, primitive garment.

                    *Mask* A full mask that bends around the curves of the wearer's face to conceal most identifiable features. Masks are useful for a variety of purposes, some of them illicit or criminal, others just personal, such as romantic encounters.

                    *Mattress* Large enough to fit most bed frames, this mattress is firm and stitched with thick thread to prevent tearing or splitting of the seams. Wealthier persons prefer mattresses stuffed with down feathers or woolens, while those not fortunate enough to afford such revert to straw.

                    *Napkin* A square piece of cloth used at a meal to wipe the fingers or lips and to protect garments.

                    *Over-Robe* This is a open, split-front garment that falls to the floor in sleek, voluminous folds. The back of the over-robe cascades down into a very short, trailing train. Also featured are long, full sleeves with braided trim around the edges and braided trim running vertically down the front, near the opening, and along the hemline.

                    *Pajamas* It's a garment usually worn by men and conservatively made, designed mostly for comfort when sleeping.

                    *Parasol* This is an indispensable adjunct to a lady of fashion. It features a canopy device designed to protect from precipitation or sunlight. The shade is artfully decorated.

                    *Pile Carpet* A large swath of plush pile carpet. It looks big enough to cover the entirety of an average-sized room.

                    *Pillow* Designed to use as a comfort for the head.

                    *Placemat* This small rectangular swath of fabric is stiffened and starched to provide rigidity and is used to protect wooden and glass surfaces from damage caused by dishware or cutlery as well as for adding a decorative element to table settings.

                    *Polishing Cloth* It is a square-cut piece of cloth intended for use in polishing metals and other precious items.

                    *Portiere* A portiere, also known as a door curtain, is a hanging placed over a door or over the doorless entrance to a room.

                    *Quilt* Large enough to cover most beds, quilts provide additional warmth in addition to a decorative element through the intricate piece work and stitching of the quilt top. This traditional quilt features a number of small, simple squares stitched together between larger blocks with a swirling stitch all over to tack the pieces together over the quilt batting, leaving the surface textured with the design.

                    *Ribbon* This thin length of fabric is used for binding things such as the hair, both for decoration and to hold the object in place.

                    *Robe* The loose-fitting robe is reaching to the ground and completely covers the wearer. This garment is normally a mark of a humble demeanor and great accomplishments. It is usually earned via religious, magical or other secretive means. It comes complete with a long tailed hood and a corded waist. The hood hangs loose against the upper back.

                    *Rug* A decorative collection of cloth designed to cover a small area of flooring.

                    *Segmented Sleeves* These segmented sleeves are made of two connected tubes that are laced together with small colorful ribbons. The upper tube can be attached to the shoulders of sleeveless garments, with the gaps between each section allowing the undergarments of the wearer to puff through at the shoulder, elbow, and wrist.

                    *Small Flag* This flag is small enough to be easily waved by hand or adorn doors and fences. Typically, images or words are embroidered into the fabric. They are often seen hanging outside residences or stores to show national pride, loyalty or affiliation.

                    *Smith Apron* A long piece of protective cloth which is held up by a string around the neck, and fastened around the waist with a buckled belt. It is split along the bottom to allow the legs to move freely.

                    *Stomacher* This is a decorated triangular panel that fills in the front opening of a woman's gown or bodice. The stomacher may be boned, as part of a corset, or may cover the triangular front of a corset. If simply decorative, the stomacher lies over the triangular front panel of the stays, being either stitched or pinned into place, or held in place by the lacings of the gown's bodice.

                    *Streamers* Designed to be used as a decoration for socials and other events.

                    *Swaddling Gown* This is a simple infant's gown that encompasses the body and gathers at the feet via a drawstring. It is designed for comfort, warmth, and protection from the elements.

                    *Sweeping Train* This is the shortest of the trains just reaching to brush the floor. The back hem is only a few inches lower then the front hem. It is an accessory designed for an elegant informal or semi-formal gown, providing a nice touch without too much added fabric in the way.

                    *Tablecloth* A large, square covering generally spread out over a table, especially during meals.

                    *Table Runner* This decorative table runner is long enough to run the length of the table but narrow enough to still display the craftsmanship of the tabletop. It is typically used in conjunction with placemats.

                    *Tail Warmer* A circular tube of cloth designed to encompass the tail and protect it.

                    *Tapered Sleeves* These are cloth sheaths designed to snugly encircle the arms in a slimming and flattering fashion. They taper downward to a point which rests elegantly upon the backsides of the hands.

                    *Tapestry* A tapestry, ready to have something embroidered on it.

                    *Throw Blanket* Somewhat smaller than regular blankets, throw blankets are often left on the back of a couch or chair or at the foot of a bed to provide additional warmth when needed. They also serve as decor elements when crafted in complementary colors to the furnishings of the room.

                    *Tippets* Delicate, decorative streamers which are tied on to hang from the elbows of sleeves.

                    *Trimming* Suitable to be added to clothing. Trimming is usually made from offcuts from finer garments, or from small amounts of valuable materials.

                    *Tufted Cushion* This is a padded tuffeted cushion designed for comfort while sitting. It can also be used for decorative purposes.

                    *Upholstery* A large roll of upholstery, used for covering couches, benches and chaise lounges.

                    *Wallpaper* A roll of hemp wallpaper.

                    *Washcloth* A small, square, and fluffy piece of cloth designed for washing the body or cleaning up messes.

                    *Window Sash* This long and narrow swath of fabric is used to decorate windows. It swoops gently over the window and is gathered at each upper corner with the loose ends trailing almost to the floor in length.

                    *Wraps* Made out of oilskin. Wraps of these types are typically used by sailors, who wrap them around valuable items. The wraps them protect the items should they be immersed in water.

                    *Wristlet* This is a decorative band of fabric worn about the wrist. Pendants can be added to make it more decorative, or it can be worn alone as a simple accessory.

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                      Embroideries:

                      Anchor - An anchor comprised of plain hemp threading adorns the surface. In maritime lore, this symbol represents the success of a seaman upon the ocean. It is said to guarantee stability and security in the physical world, and, by extension, also steadfastness, hope, and trust
                      Apple Blossom - Apple blossoms delicately strung in plain hemp display their many petals, with each flower spaced strategically throughout the garment.
                      Arabesque - Elegant plain hemp threading subtly accents the front of the garment in an arabesque design.
                      Autumn Leaf - Dancing plain hemp autumn leaves scatter along the seams of the garment playfully.
                      Bud - Elaborately-stitched vines adorned with freshly-sprouted plain hemp buds decorate the hem of this garment.
                      Butterfly - Complex plain hemp needlework forms an elaborate butterfly across the back of the garment.
                      Celestial - Sparkling plain hemp threads depict an elaborate celestial design across the back of the garment.
                      Circle - Complicated and delicate plain hemp celtic circles curve along the seams of the garment before tracing back on each other to form seemingly endless mazes.
                      Claw - A sewn scene of sharp plain hemp claws ripping through the fabric is depicted.
                      Cloud - Meandering plain hemp threads forms a swirling cloud design across the side of the garment.
                      Cloudy mountain - A majestic plain hemp mountain seemingly rises from the front of the fabric, circled overhead by a halo of billowing clouds.
                      Constabulary crest - The left side of this garment bears three seashells on a plain hemp shield, with two spears crossed behind.
                      Criss-cross - Criss-cross plain hemp patterns etch a curious design along the length of the garment.
                      Dahlia - The front of this garment is embroidered with a delicate swirling pattern of plain hemp dahlias.
                      Daisy - Elaborate ivy twists and turns gracefully from one end to anoother, creating an elegant background for a splattering of five-petaled plain hemp daisies.
                      Destrier - The rearing destrier representing the Avoirdupois is embroidered here in plain hemp thread.
                      Dot - The seams of this garment are lined with miniature plain hemp dots.
                      Dragon - A plain hemp dragon poses dramatically with wings expanded as if in flight, and mouth wide open spraying red and orange curls of fire.
                      Dragonfly - Crisp plain hemp dragonflies are carefully embroidered across the front of the garment.
                      Firefly - A graceful series of plain hemp fireflies are scattered about the garment.
                      Fish - The seams of this garment are lined with miniature plain hemp fish.
                      Fist - The fabric has been embroidered in plain hemp thread with a strong fist.
                      Flame - Embroidered plain hemp flames dance across the seams of the garment with the heart of each flame emboldened by rich yellow stitching.
                      Fleur-de-lis - Elaborate plain hemp threading devours the garment in a fleur-de-lis design.
                      Flower - The material has been embroidered in plain hemp thread to depict a myriad of clusters and single, detailed flowers.
                      Foray - Some plain hemp embroidery depicts a cluster of butterflies and bees in a foray of pollen gathering.
                      Geometric - Simplistic plain hemp threading covers the front of the garment in a geometric design.
                      Ghost - Gossamer-like plain hemp threads depict spooky ghosts floating along the surface of the fabric.
                      Gorath - Miniature goraths in various stages of carrying, collecting, and consuming plain hemp berries are situated upon the body of the garment.
                      Heart - The seams of this garment are lined with miniature plain hemp hearts.
                      Hummingbird - The seams of this garment are lined with miniature plain hemp hummingbirds.
                      Jack o' lantern - The fabric has been embroidered in plain hemp thread with miniature jack o' lanterns.
                      Knot - Knots and crosses spatter the material in plain hemp thread.
                      Knotwork - Delicate plain hemp needlework forms a celtic knotwork across the side of the garment.
                      Labyrinth - Subtle plain hemp needlework decorates the body of this garment in an understated labyrinth design.
                      Leaf - Richly-embroidered plain hemp leaves are scattered liberally across the back of this garment.
                      Lily - Three elaborate blooms of plain hemp lilies dangle down the fabric while delicate stems and leaves weave gracefully around the flowers.
                      Mountain - Mountains of all shapes and sizes decorate the surface of this garment in elaborate plain hemp threading.
                      Octogram - The fabric has been embroidered in plain hemp thread with the Octogram of Creation representing the Church of S'allumer.
                      Orchid - The front of this garment is embroidered with a delicate swirling pattern of plain hemp orchids.
                      Owl - The seams of this garment are lined with miniature plain hemp owls.
                      Petal - The petals of an early morning plain hemp bloom have been splayed openly upon the fabric.
                      Poppy - Large plain hemp poppy flowers are scattered liberally across the garment.
                      Pumpkin - Shimmering plain hemp thread portrays creepily carved pumpkin faces upon the surface of the fabric.
                      Rapier - Glinting plain hemp rapiers cross to make an X on the middle of the garment. Each blade is well detailed from the hilt to the tip.
                      Rose - Ribbon worked plain hemp rose buds add a splash of decoration to this garment.
                      Seashell - The three seashells representing the Rinaldi are embroidered here in plain hemp thread.
                      Shield - The seams of this garment are lined with miniature plain hemp shields.
                      Ship - A ship and anchor have been elaborately embroidered in plain hemp thread on the material.
                      Skink - A lone plain hemp skink crouches upon the backside of the garment.
                      Skull - An accurately detailed skull is displayed in plain hemp thread on the backside of the garment.
                      Skull and crossbone - Embroidered here in plain hemp threads are the crossbones and skull favoured by dishonorable types.
                      Smoke - Delicate wisps of threaded plain hemp smoke radiate over the garment in circular patterns.
                      Snake - The seams of this garment are lined with miniature plain hemp snakes.
                      Spider - The fabric boasts a crouching spider depicted in plain hemp thread.
                      Spooky mansion - Super-thin plain hemp threads fuse together in elaborate depictions of dilapidated mansions, complete with miniature apparitions and otherworldly details.
                      Star - Tiny ribbon-worked plain hemp stars add a touch of elegance to this garment.
                      Starburst - The seams of this garment are lined with miniature plain hemp starbursts.
                      Strawberry - Heart-shaped evergreen leaves travel around this garment to eventually cushion plump, plain hemp strawberries.
                      Sun-and-moon - Fancy plain hemp threads form a sun-and-moon motif across the back of the garment.
                      Sword - The seams of this garment are lined with miniature plain hemp swords.
                      Thorn - The seams of this garment are lined with miniature plain hemp thorned vines.
                      Tower - The castle tower representing the Doloreaux is embroidered here in plain hemp thread.
                      Turtle dove - A pair of plain hemp turtle doves face each other while resting peacefully on a decorative branch.
                      Wave - Ribbon worked plain hemp waves dominate the body of the garment.
                      Wheel - The seams of this garment are lined with miniature plain hemp eight spoked wheels.
                      Windmill - The windmill representing the Bisclavret is embroidered here in plain hemp thread.
                      X - The seams of this garment are lined with miniature plain hemp X's.

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