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Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] 1620 Breeches

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  • Judith A Cataldo
    I asked a friend who used to work at Plimoth Plantation about the breeches. Judy--I ll get around to introducing myself later ... points. As to the question,
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 18, 2000
      I asked a friend who used to work at Plimoth Plantation about the breeches.
      Judy--I'll get around to introducing myself later

      > Now, can anyone tell me how 1620 men's breeches closed at the waist?
      > Eyelet and thong? Buttons? Hook and eye? Also, were men's doublets
      > and breeches connected by threaded points? One of the Plimoth
      > Plantation books, "Samuel Eaton's Day", shows an 8 year old boy
      > having his doublet and breeches laced together by his mother using
      points.

      As to the question, breeches buttoned, and doublets did thread through the
      breeches with tapes.
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