Elizabethan era

Dive into the rich history of the Elizabethan era and discover the cultural, social, and artistic milestones that defined this captivating period in English history.
In the last quarter of the century,skirts grew wider. For better support,instead of using graduated circles of whalebone, cane, or steel sewn into the a canvas skirt, the circles were made the same diameter top to bottom. Steel or cane spokes fastened the topmost hoop to a waistband. It was called the wheel, drum, of French farthingale. Portrait, Fan, Queen, Tudor, Nottingham, Lady, View Image, Charles, A Lady

In the last quarter of the century,skirts grew wider. For better support,instead of using graduated circles of whalebone, cane, or steel sewn into the a canvas skirt, the circles were made the same diameter top to bottom. Steel or cane spokes fastened the topmost hoop to a waistband. It was called the wheel, drum, of French farthingale.

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