14th Century Parti-Colored Dresses
This is a drawing of two ladies wearing 14th century parti-colored dresses, which are dresses with a different pattern on each side. The lady in the front is wearing a dress with a fleur-de-lis pattern on the left side and two large fish pattern on the right side. The lady behind carrying the tale of the dress is wearing a dark material dress with one stripe across the chest area on the left side, and a bird pattern design on the other right side.
Ethel Traphagen The Wiley Technical Series Costume Design and illustration (New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1918)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman