High contrast in black and white with heavy use of trim. hanging sleeves. outer sleeves have brooch. Ruff, pointed waistline and small headdress.
piccadils, crescents, and ruff
Cone-shaped farthingale, Square neckline and pointed bodice, Hair is hidden under a structured hat. False sleeves with slashing
dark colors. Waist is pointed. Mary Queen of Scots Headdress. split ruff, square neckline, whisk
ruff, piccadils, and headscarf
large ruff, perfume ball, bum roll, mary queen of scots headdress
modified cone-shaped fathingale. Elongated and pointed waist, leg-o-mutton and hanging sleeves. She wears a split ruff, a fan and gloves. Hair is decorated in pearls.
Spanish influenced gown with contrasting fabrics. Note the stiffness. Hanging sleeves, cuffs and ruff. sugarloaf. piccadils on her sleeves. The bodice is similar to a male doublet.
matching cuffs and ruff, whisk, underpropper, crescents on shoulders, pointed waist. Heavily accessorized.
Large ruff, underpropper. Hanging sleeves and sleeve crescents. matching cuffs and ruff
Italian. Softer less bulky, no farthingale. Sleeves, partlets and underskirts can be interchangeable. Sleeves are paned and are often called “Juliet sleeves.”
Characteristically Italian with the square neckline, the normal waist, puffed and slashed sleeves and no ruff.
French princes with old-fashioned hair styles similar to women in the medieval period. The flowers are for a special occasion. Note the ruffs, earrings. Note the shaping of the collars.
Younger men wearing the fashionable clothing of the day while the older men wear hats and coifs along with the more modern ruff. Older men have square-cut beards, the younger men pointed beards.
Northern Renaissance. Slashing on the sleeves with attached hanging sleeves. Shirt has a turned-down collar. Codpiece, Netherstocks (lower stockings), Order of the Garter around his leg, Doublet, jerkin, overgown and flat cap. Henry also wears an Order.
Elizabethan. Full-skirted jerkin over a cream doublet. Padded pumpkin hose, slashed shoes, hanging sleeves. His jerkin may be peascodded. The shoes are wide and slashed. Note the small ruff. His costume is a blend of English and Italian.
Elizabethan. Elongated body, peascod shaped doublet, short pumpkin breeches over canions. Leg-o-mutton sleeves, ruff and metal gorget around his neck. The garter indicates his membership. Crescents on his shoulders.
He is wearing upper stocks with a leather jerkin and a coat with black revers. Codpiece. Note the large puffed sleeves, the order and his duck-billed shoes. Flat cap.
Short fitted doublet in the peascod shap. Pumpkin breeches , piccadils around the waist and shoulders. Split ruff. Slashing.
Clocking on his stockings, braid emphasizes the seams of his doublet and piccadils. Pumpkin hose are paned. Shoes have a small heels and decorated with shoe roses. The neckwear is a flattened version of the ruff called a whisk. Note the large cuffs trimmed in lace.
Whisk collar doublet and padded venetians. Note the heels on the shoes and the shoe roses. Cuffs trimmed in lace.