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English Noblewoman's Dress in 1500

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Documenting Dress during the Reign of Elizabeth of York, 1486 to 1503

Objective: to collect information about the clothing, especially the bonnets, worn by noblewomen during the reign of Elizabeth of York, Henry VII's queen and mother to Henry VIII.

Possible Information Sources:

Extant items of clothing and accessories

Monumental Effigies

Monumental Brasses


Illuminated Books and Manuscripts

Other decorative items with human figures such as stained glass, carved wood, architectural elements, etc.

Written accounts of clothing