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Historical costume

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Suit (Toreador), J. Uriarte, fourth quarter 19th century, Spanish, silk, metal, glass, linen. The traditional traje de luces or suit of lights consists of fitted knee-length pants, vest, jacket, tie, pink stockings, and cape, and has remained unchanged for nearly two hundred years. The suits are quite expensive and take up to a month to create, with several seamstresses working in conjunction. The most traditional are densely embroidered in metallic gold and silver braid, beads, and sequins.

Marking: Stamped (a): "Salon Taurino de Alejandro Velasco/23, Feria, 23/Sevilla" (Toreador Salon of Alejandro Velasco)Stamped (a): "?/Velasco/23, Feria.-Sevilla"Buttons incised (c): "J

Last September at Emprise of the Black Lion (that's the event I made the cute horse and lion buckles for!) I was asked by the crown prince of An Tir to consider making his and his princess's corona...

Last September at Emprise of the Black Lion (that’s the event I made the cute horse and lion buckles for!) I was asked by the crown prince of An Tir to consider making his and his princess…

Padded doublet  c.1360-70  (Pourpoint is a padded/quilted top for men to wear under the armor. Protection from weaponry impact and gives warmth)

THE JANET ARNOLD ARCHIVE Janet Arnold (1932-1998) was an influential figure in the drive for detailed and honest research into historical dress: both the styles and the methods of cut and construction. From her earliest days teaching at Hammersmith Day School and Royal Holloway College, she knew that the students …

Jane Fox Historical Costumes: Norse Clothing and Vikings in the SCA

This post is about the research I did for my Norse outfit, and I want to talk a bit about my feelings on wearing "Viking" clothing...

Antique, original, german chromolithograph from 1902 - Kostüme 15 und 16 Jahrhundert - Costumes, 15th and 16th Century. This beautiful lithography print is taken from "Meyers Konversations Lexikon"

Antique, original, german chromolithograph from 1902 - Kostüme 15 und 16 Jahrhundert - Costumes, 15th and 16th Century. This beautiful lithography print is taken from "Meyers Konversations Lexikon"

Crimson Peak stage costumes and their real-life historical equivalents. Lucille Sharpe - Nationalclothing.org

One of the best modern Gothic horror romance movies “Crimson Peak” shows very beautiful and extravagant stage costumes. They are made rather close in design and detail to actual clothing of the late 19th – early 20th century. In this article, we’re going to look closer at the Lucille Sharpe’s outfits, one of the main characters in this film. Her set costumes definitely deserve attention. Also, we’ll see the historical equivalents of some of her garments, worn by real people in real life.