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An image of a portrait of Gloria Rose Armstrong who designed and executed the hand embroidered 'Kyral Tapestry', which is displayed at Kryal Castle, a tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria. The tapestry depicts Kryal Castle and…

In the online article ‘Brownlow Medal 2011 Best and Worst Dressed On The Blue Carpet!’ the dress of Rebecca Judd is disparagingly referred to as being ‘a little more medieval bar wench’. However the included photograph shows that the dress…

An article on page 30 of the Perth newspaper the Western Mail on January 9, 1930. The article reports on the discovery of a Viking burial ground in East Prussia dating from the ninth to eleventh centuries. The male burials were accompanied by a…

In this column on wedding fashions in 1929, readers are advised that the favoured style for wedding dresses has changed from the short straight frocks of the previous year to long medieval style dresses. A long frock, the author suggests, is more…

In this instalment of “The Ladies’ Section” of the Sunday Times, an illustration is provided of a fashionable wedding dress described as being “of medieval inspiration”. The simplicity of the dress, the caption suggests, is what constitutes…

Three ladies in predominantly twelfth and thirteenth century dress at a tournament held at the University of Western Australia by the Society for Creative Anachronism. About the Society for Creative Anachronism and the Kingdom of Lochac (the…

This article from the wedding column of the Western Mail gives an account of the wedding of Marjorie Christie and Norman J. Henry at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Perth, Western Australia, on 15 July 1933. The bride’s dress is…

In these pages, the latest fashion advice from London regarding bridal headgear is relayed. The article begins by informing readers that wealthy English brides were wearing diamond tiaras on their wedding days. However, it surmises, it was unlikely…