RH013 — Greenland Tunic 1b


Medieval Tunic from Greenland sewing pattern



You need a Greenland Gown!

Buy our full-size paper pattern for the Greenland Tunics designated Type 1b (mistakenly termed “The Ten-Gore Dress”), found in the graveyard at Herjolfsnes, Greenland and carbon dated to 1380-1530.  These garments are more fitted than the other Greenland finds, but still pull over the head and are not tight.  

Type 1b is male or female and fits chests 28″-54″. All Sizes included one envelope. All variations represented by the Type 1b garments are represented in the pattern. Complete historical sewing techniques (as well as modern assembly) explained in the instructions.

Suggested Fabrics:
plain or twill weave wool

Yardage Requirements: 
4.5 yds at least 60″ wide or 6 yards 45″ wide


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Additional information

Weight 250 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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