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RenaissancePatternsDoubcapealcega.gif A doublet andcape by

Alcega, 1589

Alcega, 1589 A doublet withopen sleeves by Alcega, 1589

HistoryKohler298renaissance.gif 1/2 of a cape pattern for a cape with arms, 16th Century (

Kohler

HistoryKohlerFig298renaissance.gif Sleeve pattern for cape, (

Kohler

See also:

LorrainePettit's "Sleeve Lorraine"

an easy, but gorgeous neo-Italian Renaissance sleeve

Links:

Amazon com Purchasing information: by Janet Arnold, the single most useful book on 16th Century dress, very scholarly, lots of pictures, good patterns, written by the goddess of costume research herself.

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"The Costumer's Manifesto"
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