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The Netherlandish Working Woman’s Outfit — Part 3

The Netherlandish Working Woman's Outfit As Seen in the Works of Pieter Aertsen and Joachim Beuckelaer. The Skirts!

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The Netherlandish Working Woman’s Outfit — Part 1

The Netherlandish Working Woman's Outfit As Seen in the Works of Pieter Aertsen and Joachim Beuckelaer. A summary of the research.

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The Moy Gown — An Irish Medieval Gown

The Moy gown was found in a peat bog in County Clare, Ireland and is the most complete gown of the medieval type in Western Europe

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The Shinrone Gown — An Irish Dress from the Elizabethan Age

The Shinrone Gown, an Irish wool gown from the 16th century, perfect for Renaissance Faires, Tudor reenactments, and Irish traditional weddings.

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The Kilcommon Costume — a 16thc Irish kern’s clothes

A suit of clothes dating to the late 16th or early 17th century was found in Kilcommon Bog, Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland. It consisted of a jacket and trews (pants) and accessories of native manufacture.

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A Safflower Frock Coat

Bob's safflower frock coat. Everyone loves a man in pink.

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How-to — Cartridge Pleating

Cartridge pleating provides authentic shaping to many seventeenth century garments, including petticoats, ruffs, and gowns. This style of pleating can be recognized by its distinctive figure-8 fold. Although it is a time consuming and labor intensive process, the actual method of forming the pleats is simple.

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Legendary Ireland

The earliest Period of Irish History for which we have clothing information.

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