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Loose Gown, Kirtle and Sleeves

This outfit is inspired by the loose gown, kirtle and sleeves as studied and illustrated by Janet Arnold in Patterns of Fashion.

Inspirational illustrations and portraits.

     
Catherine of Austria
Antonio Mor, 1552
Prado, Madrid
Loose gown Illustration of the kirtle. From Patterns of Fashion, p.109.

Illustration of the sleeve. From Patterns of Fashion, p.109.

I will be using the Elizabethan Comfort pattern from Margo Anderson's Historic Costume Patterns to make the loose gown and kirtle.

The fabrics.

   
Black cotton velvet for the loose gown.
Olive green linen for the main portion of the kirtle.

Fabric for the front panel of the kirtle.

The trim and accessories.

       

No picture yet - just a Link.

Trim for the loose gown.

 

Olive Green Suede Hat

Purchased from Excalibur Leather

I have not started this gown yet.

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