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silk stockings.  NAME  Owner :Gustav II Adolf of Sweden  Manufacturer :Sebastian Lellij  DATING  about 1620  OTHER KEYWORDS  sock  COLLECTION OF THE  Royal Armoury  INVENTORY NUMBER  19833 (3378: b)

Fashion and Costume History – Silk stockings belonging to Gustav II Adolf of.

17th century gloves, British, made of leather, metal thread and silk, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Date: century Culture: British Medium: leather, metal thread, silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Irene Lewisohn, 1940 Accession Number: b

17th Century Leather Gloves

Century Leather Gloves - the lace on the gloves cost twice what her father earned in a month.

Although a few finely worked linen hoods survive in museum collections, they are very rarely seen in portraits of the late 16th and early 17th century. It is possible that they were outdoor and/or middle-class accessories and therefore seldom appear in Tudor and Jacobean portraiture which emphasises the formal dress of the aristocracy. This hood is very modestly adorned with insertion work (bobbin lace worked between two pieces of linen) and a bobbin lace edging,

Although a few finely worked linen hoods survive in museum collections, they are…

Although a few finely worked linen hoods survive in museum collections, they are very rarely seen in portraits of the late 16th and early 17th century. It is possible that they were outdoor and/or middle-class accessories and therefore seldom appear in Tudor and Jacobean portraiture which emphasises the formal dress of the aristocracy. This hood is very modestly adorned with insertion work (bobbin lace worked between two pieces of linen) and a bobbin lace edging,

Hood Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Linen; hand-sewn with hand-made bobbin lace Credit Line: Given by Lord Cowdray Museum number: Gallery location: In Storage