Pattern for Tudor Men's Bias Cut Hose - Large Sizes

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Pattern for Tudor era men’s hose in 2 styles: full-length footed hose (the period-appropriate version of tights) and short hose. Both styles feature functional codpiece fastening. Ideal for 15th and 16th century impressions. With full instructions for choosing materials, sizing and constructing garments - perfect for reenactors.


Based on documentary descriptions, extant examples and paintings, including:
- Hose found at Kloster Alpirsbach, Germany c.1490-1529
- Figures
from The Embarkation at Dover and The Field of the Cloth of Gold, artist unknown, The Royal Collection
- Figures from Summer, Breughel, Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle1565


This pattern is available in either smaller or larger sizes. This particular listing is for the larger sizes. Please see the sizing information below to ensure you're selecting the correct pattern for you.

Smaller Sizes
Waist 32-40 inches / 81-102cm

Larger Sizes
Waist 42-50 inches / 107-127cm

If you need this pattern in smaller sizes you can find it here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/112975082/pattern-for-tudor-mens-bias-cut-hose?ref=related-3

We also offer points for trussing your hose to your doublet. We have them in black here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/122833475/basic-points-with-aiglets-for-doublets?ref=shop_home_active_7 or cream here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/171765430/basic-points-with-aiglets-for-doublets?ref=related-7


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

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