Waistcoat, Great Britain, The high waist and full sleeves set into the back of this waistcoat are characteristic of women’s dress of the The embroidery is carried out in silver thread and embellished with silver bobbin lace and silver spangles.
Doublet and The style of this outfit is characteristic of the The breeches are longer and less voluminous than they were in the early century. They are attached with long heavy hooks which run through eyelets at the waistband on the inside of the doublet.
Jacket Place of origin: England, Britain (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Ivory silk embroidered with coloured silk thread, silver and silver-gilt thread and spangles, lined with silk shag Museum number:
Doublet Great Britain, Uk (made) Italy (woven) (made) Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Silver-gilt silk tissue, trimmed with silver-gilt bobbin lace, lined with silk taffeta and reinforced with linen, hand-sewn with silk and linen thread
Jacket Place of origin: England, Britain (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Crewel work on cotton and linen twill ground; stem stitch with long, short and coral stitches and French knots Museum number:
century embroidered jacket and painting ~ Victoria & Albert Museum, May 2003 (textile shown in a painting still exist, the jacket was made in the sitter is Margaret Laton and the painting is attributed to Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger)
Through the Keyhole: A Peek into a 17th Century Lady’s Wardrobe