that's what I meant! LOLOL.....I am but an egg in the ways of Tudor!
On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 9:37 PM, Joan Silvertoppe
> On Oct 10, 2012, at 3:27 AM, Vicky Eisenstadt wrote:
> > puffy lowever sleeves in a Henrican overgown with basically, little
> This is the first I've heard of little hoops for any Henrician sleeve.
> Rolls of various stuffings (which included bents (reed grass) and
> whalebone) are found in Elizabeth's warrants, but in reading Mary Tudor's
> warrants the kirtle (fore)sleeves are lined in fustian and canvas, and I
> don't recall anything about rolls for the sleeves even when we know those
> sleeves got very large. I'll recheck my Mary warrants to see if I
> overlooked something, since I was more focused on stiffenings for the
> bodies, not sleeves.
> May I ask your source for this with the little hoops? And which type of
> sleeves would those hoops have been used on, I wonder.
> Lady Joan Silvertoppe
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