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Senyora Catellina Gomes de Godoy - Creating a 14th Century Persona


Here are two sketches of dresses that I did from pictures.
One is a mid-14th century girdle, cotehardie, and surcote. The picture comes from a book and is titled "Mary, Duchess of Brittany".
The next picture includes a kirtle and a cotehardie. Also from a book - the picture is from a miniture painting c. 1380 called "St. Ursula and Companions" and it hangs in the Bibliotheque Nat in Paris.

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St. Ursula and Companions c. 1380
artist - Karen Hamilton 2006

You can see the original picture of this dress on the Cotehardie page.

Mary, Duchess of Brittany c. late 14th century
artist - Karen Y Hamilton 2006

The fuller skirt is characteristic of the later 14th century.
The deep blue is the cotehardie.
You can see the leather girdle under the surcote.
The embrodiery on the top of the surcote is my own invention. I hope to put chain links from the Lariz Coat of Arms there.

A mother playing with children; Size=180 pixels wide

My Children

Here I might write about my children. I will write when they were born and what grade they are currently in. I will also mention some the teams and organizations they are involved with.

A mature couple; Size=240 pixels wide

Other Relatives

Here I might talk about other people in my family, or include a picture of all of us together at some special event.

Karen Hamilton
Greenville, SC 2005, 2006
Senyora Catellina Gomes de Godoy
Oporto, Portugal - 1365 A.D.