"This is an early 17th century sea-going outfit. The top is made of linen canvas and is worn over a linen shirt. Around my neck is a blue linen neck cloth. The violet breeches, while wool, are also lined in linen. All handsewn with linen thread. "
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Nicely done! I like the cap, too!
I think this may be the first time I\'ve seen a reproduction of a top like that. It looks both practical and comfortable. And I want one.
Daniel is doing some of the most in depth research today on 17th cent garments construction and patterninig.