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“Sew 17th century Challenge” – The Bodice (part 3 – Finishing) at Fashion Through History

“Sew 17th century Challenge” – The Bodice (part 3 – Finishing)

“Sew 17th century Challenge” – The Bodice (part 3 – Finishing) at Fashion Through History

Baroque Style: emphasized lavish ornamentation, free, flowing lines, and flat and curved forms.

Baroque Style: emphasized lavish ornamentation, free, flowing lines, and flat and curved forms.

Baroque Style: emphasized lavish ornamentation, free, flowing lines, and flat and curved forms.

Baroque Style: emphasized lavish ornamentation, free, flowing lines, and flat and curved forms.

Two Memento Mori gold rings from the 17th century - Mortality rates were high in the 16th and 17th century due to war, plague and famine and Memento Mori rings such as these examples were intended to remind the wearer of their mortal state. - Presented by Dr C.D.E. Fortnum in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 1897;WA1899.CDEF.F476 and WA1899.CDEF.F520 http://www.ashmolean.org/ash/objects/?mu=153

Two Memento Mori gold rings from the 17th century - Mortality rates were high in the 16th and 17th century due to war, plague and famine and Memento Mori rings such as these examples were intended to remind the wearer of their mortal state. - Presented by Dr C.D.E. Fortnum in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 1897;WA1899.CDEF.F476 and WA1899.CDEF.F520 http://www.ashmolean.org/ash/objects/?mu=153

Gorgeous 17th-century dress repined from Evelyn Tidman (she says found on aiguille-en-fete.com from Pinterest).

Gorgeous 17th-century dress repined from Evelyn Tidman (she says found on aiguille-en-fete.com from Pinterest).

Bodice and skirt, mid-17th century    There's something about this ensemble that strikes the Bohemian peasantry in my soul.

Bodice and skirt, mid-17th century There's something about this ensemble that strikes the Bohemian peasantry in my soul.

Jacket, 1600-1625 England Linen , embroidered with silk and metal thread, and spangles | V&A Search the Collections

Jacket

Jacket, 1600-1625 England Linen , embroidered with silk and metal thread, and spangles | V&A Search the Collections

early 17th century top. the slashing of the sleeves was considered especially prestigious/wasteful/decadent

early 17th century top. the slashing of the sleeves was considered especially prestigious/wasteful/decadent