What did Stuarts wear?

What did Stuarts wear?

The clothes worn by men and women reflected their status in society. Clothes were worn in layers. Poor people often had only one set of clothes which were worn until they were threadbare. Rich people’s clothes were made of silk and fine wool ornamented with lace, ribbons and fur.

What did Rich Stuarts wear?

They wore clothes that displayed restrained elegance. Only rich people could afford the expensive fabrics that were required, such as silk brocade and edgings of hand-made lace. The favourite colours of the Queen were orange, blue, grey, peach, yellow and olive green, and these were often adopted by her courtiers.

What did poor Stuarts wear?

Poor people wore simple, loose-fitting clothes made from woollen cloth. Most men wore trousers made from wool and a tunic which came down to just above their knee. Women wore a dress of wool that went down to the ground. They often wore an apron over this and a cloth bonnet on their heads.

What is Tudor and Stuart fashion?

The bodice is very long, pointed and stiff, and the wide skirt is supported by hip ‘boulsters’ of the ‘drum farthingale’. The sleeves are wide and the neckline low, with ruff open to frame the face. It is trimmed with lace newly introduced from Flanders and Spain. Her pleated fan is a new fashion from China.

What did guys wear in the 1700s?

Boys wore shirts, breeches, waistcoats and coats a man would, but often wore their necks open, and the coat was fitted and trimmed differently from a man’s, and boys often went bareheaded.

What types of food did poor people eat during the Tudor period?

The poor ate whatever meat they could find, such as rabbits, blackbirds, pheasants, partridges, hens, ducks, and pigeons, and also fish they caught from lakes and rivers. Meanwhile, the rich people also ate more costly varieties of meat, such as swan, peafowl, geese, boar, and deer (venison).

What did peasants wear in the 17th century?

Peasant men wore stockings or tunics, while women wore long gowns with sleeveless tunics and wimples to cover their hair. Sheepskin cloaks and woolen hats and mittens were worn in winter for protection from the cold and rain. Leather boots were covered with wooden patens to keep the feet dry.