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17th century waistcoat, with more pictures, research, and construction. This is a perfect example of the dress of the common woman during the Civil War period.

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Velvet pouch with silver balls, the Netherlands, 1st half of 17th century. Balls may be pomanders and purse may also be a pomander bag.

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"Random Spot" sampler of isolated floral and animal motifs. This sampler is medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation technique: embroidered in tent stitch on plain weave foundation. Its dimensions are: H x W: 49.5 x 34.9cm (19 1/2 x 13 3/4in.). This sampler is from United Kingdom and dated "17th century".

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Meticulously Hand Stitched Corset, Beautiful work. Possibly looking at a 17th century style dress, so it will need proper underpinnings.

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from The 1642 Tailor

What To Wear In The English Civil War

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from Mail Online

A life in fashion: Alexander McQueen, the foul-mouthed hooligan of the catwalk who loved to shock

Alexander McQueen 1998 collection was a nod to 17th Century fashion in Marie Antoinette-style designs

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