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Plantagenet (14th century)

Plantagenet (14th century): Horizontal Braiding, Gorget

Gorget- when a wimple is worn without a veil, pinned over hair coils on the side of the head (Fig. 19). Sometimes the coils were braided horizontally (Fig.18).
Horizontal Braiding- popular in the mid 14th century, the head would go uncovered, but sometimes a fillet would support the plaits ( Fig. 22).

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