THE life of a pirate on the high seas was hardly likely to attract even the most adventurous woman, yet according to records left by Captain Charles Johnson there were at least two who followed that calling, dressed in sailors’ clothes, and who lived and fought in desperate frays in the early eighteenth century.
REIGNS OF JAMES II – WILLIAM I AND MARY 1685-1700
This plate represents a soft brocade gown which was brought from England to the Barbadoes Colony in 1685.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
L’Histoire du Costume Feminin Francais. Les modes sous Louis XIV, 1643-1715. Étiquette somptuaire sous Louis XIV.