Elizabethans at Home

Elizabethans at Home

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All aspects of Elizabethan domestic life are examined in exhaustive detailSwaggering slops in favor at the end of the century were made of rich velvet, silk, or cloth of silver or gold and expensively trimmed with lace or gold embroidery. ... or just below the knees, and were padded with hair, rags, bran, bombast, or whatever would make them round as pumpkins. They were pleated and paned with rich linings of contrasting colors and were sometimes embroidered in rich designs.

Title:Elizabethans at Home
Author:Lu Emily Hess Pearson
Publisher:Stanford University Press - 1957-01-01


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