Full Entry, Male

1540 CE Male Tudor Sailor/Officer

Title1540 CE Male Tudor Sailor/Officer
Entry #GGB2021.092
Alternate Names 1540’s Tudor, doublet and breeches
Year1540
Time range1530-1580
EraTudor
GenderMale
regionWestern Europe
Countries/culturesEngland
MakerGireaude Bennet/Constance Willkicke
Difficulty4
ConfidenceImage Examples

Intro:

Clothes of an officer sailing on the Mary Rose. Coat worn over a doublet with the base layer of a linen shirt, breeches and stockings.

Description:

undershirt, breeches, socks, garters, doublet, coat, coif and hat

 Linen shirt has ruffles at collar and cuffs.

Venetian style pants are cotton.

Blue doublet is also silk.  Doublet includes short cap sleeves that can not be seen in image.

Stockings are held up with hand woven garters.

Shoes are commercial “Mary Rose” style.

Linen coif beneath hat.

Coat and hat are silk, including embroidered medallion on lapel.

Inspiration Images

Common Materials

  • Fabrics:
    • Linen shirt has ruffles at collar and cuffs.
    • Venetian style pants are cotton.
    • Blue doublet is also silk.  Doublet includes short cap sleeves that can not be seen in image.
  • Additional:
    • Stockings are held up with hand woven garters.
    • Shoes are commercial “Mary Rose” style.

Effective Substitutions

  • Fabrics:
  • Ornamentation:

Ensemble Components

  • Undershirt
  • breeches
  • socks
  • garters

  • doublet
  • coat
  • coif
  • hat

Accessories

Source/Links

Mary Rose Trust

Version2
date3/5/2021
Source of Period PicMan in Red, c. 1530-1550, Royal Collection, London.
ModelAlan Smyith of Darkdale 020213-04
PhotographerVincent De Vere
  

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