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  • Her shoes and chainse were a pale cream in color, and partially covered by the hand-stitched royal blue bliaut.

    Honor’s Splendour

  • She wore a pale yellow ankle-length chainse with a rich gold-colored knee-length bliaut over it.

    Honor’s Splendour

  • The little sister wore a rose-colored bliaut over a lighter-colored pink chainse.

    Honor’s Splendour

  • She tried to push her gown down, but Duncan grabbed hold of her hands and slowly, deliberately, pushed the chainse up until all of her thigh was exposed.

    Honor’s Splendour

  • He untied her braided belt, tossed it over one of the chairs, then proceeded to remove her bliaut and chainse as well.

    Honor’s Splendour

  • Without offering a word of explanation, she threw the blanket over his legs, removed her cloak, and then slowly inched the cream-colored chainse up over her knees.

    Honor’s Splendour

  • Madelyne went through all her gowns and finally chose a royal blue chainse.

    Honor’s Splendour

  • Both the black braies and the bliaut were spread out upon the bed, with the white chainse atop, and Geoffrey, though he had raised an inquiring eyebrow when he saw that his wife had selected his outfit, changed into it without a question.

    Gentle Warrior

  • She hurried with her task of drying herself and then pulled the black ankle-length chainse from her chest.

    Gentle Warrior

  • Next he pulled the chainse from her and finally, the ivory-colored chemise.

    Gentle Warrior

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