University of Atlantia

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The hooded Irish tunic

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Instructor:
Sadb ingen Chonchobair


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA96 June 10, 2017
Crs #:
605
Date:
Sat Jun 10
Time:
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
21/∞
Room:
105
Course Category:
Arts & Sciences
Track:
Clothing/Sewing
Description
The natives of Ireland developed a unique culture and dress during the period prior to the Norman conquest of the 12th-13th centuries. Learn about the medieval unisex tunic with an attached hood--including what to wear with it, what evidence we have for how it may have looked, and what influence the Norse and Normans may have exerted in extinguishing Irish dress.