photo of Grayhill Farm, reconstructed early 17th century farm

Clothes of the Common People In Elizabethan and Early Stuart England

Volume 21: Women's Garments: Petticoats, Kirtles, Frocks and Safeguards.


Chapter Title Page
Introduction to Women's Outer Garments 3
Women's Coats 10
Women's Petticoats 13
Overbodies 16
No Boning Regulations 30
Overbody Patterns 31
Petticoat Patterns 36
Detachable Sleeves 40
Kirtles 42
Frocks 50
Safeguards 54

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