Archive for December, 2007
From The Egg Dance, by Pieter Aertsen. 1557
If he’s wearing slops (wide breeches), then he can have boots – moderate heels, rounded toes, up to the length of the breeches (shorter breeches = higher boots), with a flared cuff that could be turned down.
Examples of Doublets
Here are some examples
Sir Walter Raleigh in paned trunk hose and cannions and his son in loose slops 1602
Some Examples of Blackwork
Original Circa 1590 (replica)These small knives were worn in sheaths attached to the sword scabbard. They were used for eating and any light utility jobs.