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17th-Century Men's Dress Patterns
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Foreword * Men's wardrobes, 1600-30 * Clothing terms * Dressing men, c. 1600-30 * Tailoring the doublet * Sewing stitches * Embroidery stitches * How to use this book * The patterns * 1. Green silk velvet doublet * 2a. Doublet of slashed silk satin * 2b. Slashed silk satin trunk hose with canions * 3. Sword girdle and hangers * 4. Crimson silk grosgrain doublet * 5. Slashed doublet of stamped ivory silk satin * 6. Embroidered silk damask cloak * 7. Felt hat * 8. Silk satin picadil * 9. Embroidered linen nightcap * 10. Linen nightcap liner * 11. Crimson silk velvet mittens with embroidered tops * 12. Embroidered linen stocking * Select bibliography * Acknowledgments

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A definitive resource on 17th-century men's dress patterns, presenting a wealth of new, bespoke imagery and building on the authors' unrivalled level of expertise

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Susan North is the curator of Fashion, 1550-1800, at the Victoria and Albert Museum. She co-curated "Style and Splendor: Queen Maud of Norway's Wardrobe" in 2005 and has published several books for the V&A. Jenny Tiramani was the Director of Theater Design at Shakespeare's Globe Theater between 1997 and 2005, where she and her colleagues, Melanie Braun, Luca Costigliolo, and Claire Thornton, led its award-winning experiments in authentic Shakespearean stage costume. In 2009 they founded The School of Historical Dress in London, where they teach the techniques of making historical fashion. Melanie Braun is a teacher at The School of Historical Dress, where all aspects of designing, making, and wearing historical clothing for theater, film and the living history movement are taught. Luca Costigliolo is a teacher at The School of Historical Dress, where all aspects of designing, making, and wearing historical clothing for theater, film and the living history movement are taught. Claire Thornton is a teacher at The School of Historical Dress, where all aspects of designing, making, and wearing historical clothing for theater, film and the living history movement are taught.

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