A Late 16th Century Zimarra (Loose Gown)
It was an
extremely close result (the closest one so far), but the winner*,
with a mark of 37 out of 50 points, is Hannah Fuhriman from
Wyoming, USA. Congratulations! Hannah made a beautiful late
sixteenth century loose gown, or zimarra, scoring highly in
aesthetics and handwork.
honourable mention goes to Holly Taylor from Adelaide, South
Australia, who was just one point behind Hannah, also in a lovely
loose gown. Holly received 36 points out of 50, scoring highly for
her write up/documentation and construction techniques.
and my thanks also to the other entrants who created lovely
outer/outdoor wear and outdoor accessories (parasols!) to
inspire us all.
determining the winner, I gave a mark out of ten in each of the
following five areas: period materials; construction techniques;
handwork; aesthetics; the write-up, for a total mark out of