Late 16th/early 17th century Low Countries outfit. (Elizabethan/Jacobean waistcoat)

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Flora and Fauna Brodé Linen Jacket, ca. 1616

Flora and Fauna Brodé Linen Jacket, ca. 1616

V&A Waistcote 1630-40

Clothing Gallery – Women

informal wear for a woman, made of fustian but painstakingly decorated in silver thread and spangles.

Tailor's - Catany, Dress of Marie de Medici, part 2. Clock through for more pictures, including the under layers.

Tailor's - Catany, Dress of Marie de Medici, part 2 - notice the high waist as was the norm for Tudor/Elizabethan dress.

Janet Arnold fitted jacket - Diary of a Mantua Maker: Jackets

I realized yesterday that there are many garments I've never posted.

Robe        Dress made according to the Petrus Christus paiting (1469). Inner dress is of fine white linen and the second A shaped over dress is of gold black brocade. Deep V shaped neck opening and sleeves ends are finished by red velvet. Below breast is wide velvet belt with large broche. Double horned headdress is covered by silk veil.

Gown with deep v neckline showing underdress. Double horned headdress with fine veil.

Stuart Jacket   This jacket dates from between 1600 - 1625 and was made in England. It is made of linen and is embroidered with silk and metal thread. The pattern consists of mostly flowers such as honeysuckle, irises, red and white roses and lilies, but also contains butterflies, caterpillars and birds. This kind of jacket would likely be worn by a woman of the court, although it is of a more informal style.

Jacket Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Linen, embroidered with silk and metal thread, and spangles Victoria & Albert museum