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Offline Sledhead

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Period accurate fabric
« on: April 13, 2015, 12:15:53 PM »
I am having a new doublet and trousers made in the cavalier style what would be a appropriat period accurate fabric to use?

Offline Lady Kathleen of Olmsted

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Re: Period accurate fabric
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2015, 09:20:57 AM »
Natural fibers like Cotton Brocades, Silk Brocades, cotton Velvet, Corduroy.

The Cavilier Look was more 1610 to 1630's with the broader collars with darts and lace edging .
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Offline isabelladangelo

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Re: Period accurate fabric
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2015, 09:37:28 AM »
Probably should point out that this was asked in the sewing thread where it has received more comments.   ;)


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