Farthingale. Probably the earliest depiction of the Spanish verdugada.
Pedro García de Benabarre, Salome from the St John Retable, Catalonia, 1470—80. Tudor gown showing the line of the Spanish farthingale: portrait of Catherine Parr, 1545. Silhouette of the 1590s: Elizabeth I, the Ditchley portrait A farthingale is any of several structures used under Western European women's clothing in the 16th and 17th. centuries to support the skirts into the desired shape. It originated in Spain. Spanish farthingale The Spanish vertugado, from which "farthingale" derives, was a hoop skirt originally stiffened with the subtropical Giant Cane; later designs in the temperate climate zone were stiffened with osiers (willow cuttings), rope, or (from about 1580) whalebone.
The earliest sources indicate that Joan of Portugal started to use verdugadas with hoops in Spain. French farthingale French farthingales, c. 1580 Great farthingale See also Notes References External links Renaissance Sewing Pattern Spanish Farthingale. Category:Gowns. Renaissance French Gown Sewing Pattern by MantuaMakerPatterns. PP51 Early Tudor Woman's Gowns C. 1490-1535. RC601 Early Tudor Lady's Gown & Kirtles Pattern. RC613 Early Tudor 1500s1520s Lady's Gown. RC607 MidTudor 1550s Lady's Gown & Kirtle. Elizabethan Corset Pattern with Hardwood by MantuaMakerPatterns. Eliz. Lady's Ensemble 3-Pack - Margo Anderson's Historic Costume Patterns. Second Edition $90.00 (Calif. add sales tax) Includes three popular packages: At last, a pattern ensemble that gives you all the pieces neccesary to make a complete Elizabethan costume!
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As we've said elsewhere, most of the pieces in the Working Woman's patterns are adapted from the Elizabethan Lady's Ensemble, with the intention of creating a historically accurate option for those playing lower class characters. If you have already bought the Elizabethan Lady's Wardrobe, or either of the Ladies Packages, you really don't need to buy the Working Woman's patterns. If you're considering starting with a lower class character, but will probably make a noble costume in the foreseeable future, you may also want to consider selecting the Elizabethan Lady's Wardrobe and adapting from this article. Elizabethan Working Woman's Wardrobe - Margo Anderson's Historic Costume Patterns. $36.00 (Calif. add sales tax) Here is a pattern package that gives you all the pieces neccesary to make a complete Elizabethan working class woman's costume!
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Upon its introduction in 2001, it dramatically raised the standard in historic costume patterns. Two years later, the Second Edition incorporated experience, suggestions, and customer feedback, which made it even better. This carefully researched & documented pattern set comprises an underskirt, six skirt types, four types of bodice and eight styles of sleeves -- not including the included variations like shoulder rolls, wings, and three styles of tabs! This means, without even counting trim designs or changes in material, you can assemble 960 variations from this pattern package alone! The Elizabethan Wardrobe Accessories - Margo Anderson's Historic Costume Patterns.
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The costume notes go on at some length about various styles of gowns: ignore them. You don't need one of these unless you're gentry, a housekeeper, or are in another status role; just stick with the kirtle and you'll be fine. The kirtle is in effect the dress bit of the outfit. Basically, other than colour, these garments are pretty similar. Kirtles can be either made sleeveless - as both of these are - or with sleeves attatched. What you'll need Three metres of wool cloth.