Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] 1620 Breeches
- 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?points.
> 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
As to the question, breeches buttoned, and doublets did thread through the
breeches with tapes.