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WOW.... this is a great subject. I think it is one of the essential pieces to do when Creating Historically Accurate Garb.Ladies and Gents..... (((by the way.. WHERE Are our MEN Sewers these days? )))..... Post away!
I have some questions to people who make pre-1700 costumes. Now, I love Victorian dresses and Rococo fashion, don't misunderstand, but my questions are about research when there aren't too many preserved garbs and/or tailor patterns available. So anything of pre-1700 is of interest. Reason why I ask is partually that I'm curious about how other people do their research and what they emphasize, and partually because I want to write my Master degree in Art History about this subject. What can portraits tell us about fashion, how allegorical/stylizied are they, do they correspond with surviving gabrs etc. So it's interesting to hear other peoples thoughts on the matter. In advance, thanks a lot!
(((by the way.. WHERE Are our MEN Sewers these days? )))..... Post away!
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