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17th Century
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Early 17th Century 1630s - 40s

Bodice Silk bodice/jacket from the 1630s in the V&A museum. Bodice Close-up of the slashing in the ivory silk satin.
Jacket Early 17th century embroidered jacket on linen of the type Margaret Lawton wears in the famous portrait and the surviving jacket which is depicted in the portrait. Jacket Early 17th century jacket embroidered with red silk thread on linen.
Panel Embroidered panel for a jacket of the type above, which was apparently never finished. Coif Embroidered coif.
Coif Embroidered coif in form of a small skullcap.    


Museum Treasures
Female Period Clothing Early 1630s - 40s | Female Middle 1660s | Female Late 1720
Male Period Clothing Early 1630s | Male Middle 1660s - 70s | Male Late 1700
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