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17th century waistcoat, with more pictures, research, and construction. This is a perfect example of the dress of the common woman during the Civil War period.


Velvet pouch with silver balls, the Netherlands, 1st half of 17th century. Balls may be pomanders and purse may also be a pomander bag.


"Random Spot" sampler of isolated floral and animal motifs. This sampler is medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation technique: embroidered in tent stitch on plain weave foundation. Its dimensions are: H x W: 49.5 x 34.9cm (19 1/2 x 13 3/4in.). This sampler is from United Kingdom and dated "17th century".


Meticulously Hand Stitched Corset, Beautiful work. Possibly looking at a 17th century style dress, so it will need proper underpinnings.