photo of Grayhill Farm, reconstructed early 17th century farm

Clothes of the Common People In Elizabethan and Early Stuart England

Volume 17: Mens' Linens and Aprons


This volume covers the final part of male legwear, primarily overbreeches and nightwear, plus male linens and men's working aprons


Chapter Title Page
Male Legware Part 3
Male Drawers and Slivers 3
Trusses 9
Scalings or Scavilones 10
Male Linens
Male Shirts 12
Bands and Collars 23
Ruffs 36
Ruff Cuffs 39
Handkerchiefs and neck cloths 41
Male Aprons 45

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