Extremely rare survival of a shirt and breeches, called slops, as worn by sailors from the late 16th through to the 18th centuries. This unique set of loose, practical sailor’s clothing reveals life aboard ship. They are made of very strong linen to endure the hard, rough work. There is tar across the front from hauling ropes. The breeches are heavily mended and patched, which the sailor would have done himself.

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Classic Turk's Head weave. 10 meters of rope needed to make a 10.5" table mat.

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Build Your Own Long-range WiFi Antenna for Less than $100 - Inside Practical Sailor Blog Article

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Lines, Snubbers, and Other Gear for Battening Down Ahead of Storms - Practical Sailor Article

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