Medieval Tunica

The first garment is the tunica.

It was a fitted under dress, usually made of linen. It had long tight sleeves and the skirt reached to the floor. The Tunica was worn as the chief body garment of men for many ages, it was called the Crys in Celtic times.

Long narrow sleeves, also called our long-sleeved tunic, The sleeve and garment were cut as one piece using only one seam. The front was open a few inches and adorned with trim as well as the hem and sleeves.


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