Chelles Shirt

Pattern drawing based on a photograph of the original drawing, and may not be completely accurate

This was based on a photograph sent by "Liebaart" to  This shirt may have been owned by Thomas Becket (1120-1170), but it is far more likely that this is the grande robe of Queen Bathilde.  This is one of the relics that had been in the Abbey of Chelles (dissolved in the French Revolution), and now in the Musée Alfred Bonno.

If I've interpreted this correctly, this comes out looking something like this:

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