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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Aug 26, 2017 12:51 PM CST
I ran across this by total accident and was astonished at how many layers of clothing people used to wear at once. If you look to the side on the page you'll also see other videos of getting dressed in different centuries. I must say I'm totally delighted that dressing has become so much simpler.

Dressing up medieval lady

https://www.youtube.com/watch?...

Dressing up medieval man

https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
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Name: Karen
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plantmanager
Sep 1, 2017 12:36 PM CST
I'd have never made it back then! I'd die from heat stroke. I guess that type of dress was required in the drafty castles.
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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Sep 1, 2017 4:22 PM CST
Indeed! It seems we wore a lot more clothes up until around the 1930s.
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

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Name: Karen
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plantmanager
Sep 1, 2017 4:25 PM CST
I'm so grateful to live now when we can wear whatever we feel like.
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DebbieC
Sep 1, 2017 6:36 PM CST
I really enjoyed watching that video and am very thankful what it portrayed was from the past! Thanks for sharing Anne.
Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
Only dead fish go with the flow!
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Xeramtheum
Sep 1, 2017 6:45 PM CST
You're welcome! I enjoy those types of video's as well.
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

G'Kar
Name: Karen
NM (Zone 7b)
Region: New Mexico Region: Arizona Cactus and Succulents Greenhouse Sempervivums Bromeliad
Adeniums Garden Ideas: Level 1 Tropicals Xeriscape Garden Art Plumerias
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plantmanager
Sep 1, 2017 9:53 PM CST
It really was interesting, but it got me too warm just watching!
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