Girdle/belt belonging to Ferdinanado de la Certa
died aged 20 , 1211 or 1275, Spanish

He also had a beaded cap - see it here.
Source: "Jewelry" by Lydia Darbyshire.

(thanks to Amy Strong at Talbot's Fine Accessories for the color shot!)


To see this shot LARGER, click the pics

It has much great detail than the other one.

and the technique is more like cross stich or victorian needlepoint in the design
NOT like the flowing couchwork of the Germans. Straight lines, not contoured ones.


Copyright 2000 Jen Funk Segrest (Elspeth Grizel of Dunfort)