Sayyeda al-Kaslaania's Arts of the Middle Ages

Research into the art, culture, and social history of the Middle Ages.

Middle Eastern Arts and Culture

Explore the material goods and clothing of people in Cairo and Fustat in the year 1066.

Middle Eastern Food and Food Culture

Explore recipes from the Middle Ages, adapted to modern kitchens.

European Arts and Food

It's so easy to be infected by the excitement of your friends when they're geeking about their arts!

Tunic patterns

Tunic pattern development for European or Middle Eastern in 1066. Opens a .pdf.

Sewing directions for the pattern you develop. Opens a .pdf.

Also see Using the bias of woven fabrics: Advanced T-tunics


A collection of the resources I use for my research. This will be updated periodically.


Several resources that I have found related to the Medieval Middle East.

Image (upper left): Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris. Ms. Arabe 5847, fol. 58v, detail.

This is not an official publication of the SCA. This is my personal page to share my research.