Pattern for Women's Tudor English or Gable Hoods

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Pattern for an English hood or gable headdress. This style of headdress was fashionable from the 1520s to the 1540s, though it continued to be worn (less fashionably) through the 1550s and 1560s. Ideal for Henry VIII's wives or other 16th century impressions. With full instructions for choosing materials, sizing and construction - perfect for reenactors.


Based on information gathered from primary sources including:
- Figure on a monument to Sir Walter Devereux and his two wives (1537) in St. John’s Church, Stowe-by-Chartley, Staffordshire
- Two views of a woman wearing an English Hood by Hans Holbein, c.1528-30, British Museum
- Portrait of Jane Seymour, by Hans Holbein, 1537. Royal Cabinet of Paintings, Mauritshuis
- A wire stiffener for a hood (inventory no.Z640*), Museum of London.


Please note, photos of actual garments are examples only – no garments are included with this product.

One size.

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