skinny dipping

or having a bath, if you’re a medieval peasant

What you see here is an approximation of a medieval farmer’s tan, because men wore nothing but their braies/underpants when working in the fields in summer, so I reckon the only pinks bits would be the arse area.

He’s all split stitch.

~ by opusanglicanum on December 17, 2019.

9 Responses to “skinny dipping”

  1. As a swimmer who has researched medieval swimming, I love this!

  2. I love the expression on his face. That is either cold water or he has stepped on something…

  3. That’s clearly cold water he’s about to get into!

  4. So wild swimming was a thing then, too!

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