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Striped men's breeches

   This relatively narrow model was sewn according to Stuart Peachey's latest edition of the Clothes of the Common People series in Elizabethan and Early Stuart England, namely, according to the "simple breeches" (dated 1610-1650). As the outer fabric is a striped wool in natural color, the lining is a fine unbleached linen cloth and both the belt and the fly are reinforced with a thicker linen cloth. Buttons are made of wool, large 15 mm. The belt is fasten by a pair of lace knitted twill strips supplemented with aiglets for more comfortable handling. Breeches are equipped with metal hooks for connecting with doublet. The other two hooks are somewhat smaller and they serve to fasten the breeches under the knee. Into the side seams the deep pockets are placed.

Tailor's - Baska, Grey Men's Breeches, part 1
Copyright Martina a Martin Hřibovi 2006
Tailor's - Baska, Striped Men's breeches, part 2