The Ladies’ Closet Opened

A small section of the items we can make for a discerning lady. As ever, there is a contact box below should something catch your eye.

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From our corsietiere. Front lacing linen bodies boned with reed and hand finished. Prices start from £130. Bodies can also be made back lacing with a removable hardwood busk in front (engraved message available for a small extra charge). Bodies can be covered in other fabrics. Fully hand stitched version available, price on application

 

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Kerchief in fine linen with a handworked edge. Copy of example in Janet Arnold PoF 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Linen tabbed waistcoat, handmade hooks and eyes with light boning at opening. This style is £80.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Embroidered coif in linen with silk thread decoration. Pattern from Janet Arnold, decoration from the Met Museum NY £120

 

 

 

 

 

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Lots of original images show common women wearing a coif with a definite point at the top. This is our version, simple and hand sewn in linen.

 

 

 

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Neck band or kerchief, based on an example in the V&A. All hand sewn.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Linen cartridge pleated petticoat £50 Wool cartridge pleated petticoat £65 Handwoven russett petticoat £120 As shown in the photo with attached canvas upper bodies, £50 extra to basic petticoat

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Wool waistcoat lined with linen and fastened with handmade brass hooks and eyes or wool buttons £95 Linen waistcoat, as above £80 As above but made with handwoven russet fabric as per photos £150

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Handmade ladies smock (or shift). Also available with a low neckline.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Complete Ladies court outfit for high status living history or banqueting. Ask for a quote.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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