Silk 15th century Burgundian Heartshaped Hennin or Henin, made by Angela Mombers. Buckram frame reinforced with metal wire, padded and decorated with galon and pearls. Silk false liripipe and cockscomb. Picture made by Margot Mi.
Reinette: Valois Princesses dressed in a Houppelande gown and a bluntcated hennin atop her her head finished with a sheer veil
Last week I decided to make a Medieval Escoffin. They are a tall, usually elaborate, heart shaped headdress with a padded roll on top. I thought it would be a fun little project and unlike any of m...
5. Caul Plus External Veil ,Late Middle Ages Woman. Houppelande Gown with an undergarment. 1425
How to make a 1400's Hennin by Angela Mombers. Check the website for all steps described
WEYDEN, Rogier van der St John Altarpiece (detail) 1455-60
C15th Image of a Hennin worn by a woman with a distaff
C.1450 Burgundian Hennin reproduction by Angela Mombers. Materials : buckram, wire, silk, padding and many many pearl beads. Picture by Henk van Rijssen.
Die zertanzten Schuhe, Grimms Märchen
DIY Making a Medieval Escoffin / Heart Shaped Headpiece