Male Clothing 17th Century
photos taken by B. Levick or N. Kipar
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17th Century 1630s - 40s
and gold embroidery on linen caps, early to mid 17th
century from the V&A museum.
The extreme right one is gold embroidery on linen
and from the Museum of London.
from the 1630s made from yellow silk in a most impressive
way of almost weaving and crossing bound strips of silks,
see the close-up shots. The suit is in the V&A museum.
Please see the page Surviving Costumes for a better
colour photo of the impressive suit, which is copyrighted
by the V&A.
full circle cloak is worn casually over one shoulder.