Buckland Abbey Costumes

Hand crafted gentleman’s attire

Buttons
Sleeve

A lovely gown made by the Costume Group

Gown

Lace detail

Sir Francis and his good wife

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The collar detail

Collar

And lastly, the lady from my poem last week. She was very knowledgeable and when I admired her hat, she told me that Elizabeth 1st ruled that all ladies should wear woollen hats. This apparently was to help promote the growth of the woollen trade.

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