What was a Medieval Cloak Made Out Of?

What was a Medieval Cloak Made Out Of?

A Medieval Cloak was made from Wool Woolen medieval cloaks were worn by rich and poor alike as that is what was available to protect people from the cold. At the time, most fabric and garments were made locally, sometimes at home. Thus, people didn’t have many...
A Short History of Velvet

A Short History of Velvet

Velvet for medieval cloaks, capes, and sacred vestments first became available in Europe in the 13th century. It was initially imported from the East, but soon Italy was successfully producing velvet in Lucca, Genoa, Florence, and Venice, and supplying wealthy buyers...