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Lancaster and York ( 1425-1480)
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Lancaster and York ( 1425-1480): Barbe, Loose Hair

Barbe- a pleated linen bib, which went out of fashion, along with the wimple, in the sixteenth century. Sumptuary laws of mourning made the barbe mandatory for Court.
Loose Hair- was only worn by young girls, unmarried, and queens during coronation ceremony and brides. Often a circlet was worn.

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