Cloak made in France in 1580-1600 is now part of © Victoria and Albert Museum collection (London)

Red satin, couched and embroidered with silver, silver-gilt and coloured silk threads, trimmed with silver-gilt and silk thread fringe and tassel, and lined with pink linen

Cloak, Italian silk velvet - woven 1560-69; altered 1580-90 | V&A


Silk, velvet, lined with linen and an applied border of satin. Made in Spain of Italian silk. In the collection of the Victoria & Albert.

Evening Cape Liberty  Co., 1900-1910 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Evening cape Liberty & Co. (British, founded London, Date: Culture: British Medium: wool, silk

Jacket and under bodice. Circa 1860's. Material unknown.  Source:

Jacket and Underbodice — The John Bright Collection

Elizabethan cloak. This was worn by men and women, rich mostly because they could afford the expensive materials, like velvet. They were used generally outside as a coat or to dress up for special events. Continues the layering trend.-adults

Crimson silk velvet short round cloak, the silk was made in Italy, France, Spain or England. The circular cloak is arranged with the lengths.

Costume for Stafford Dean as Alfonso d’Este in...

Theatre costume Michael Stennett designed this costume for Alfonso d'Este in Donizetti's opera Lucrezia Borgia, for the Royal Opera in

Filly out for a walk in town - from The Christmas Bargain holiday romance. (Winter Ensemble,1890s,The Victoria & Albert Museum)

United Kingdom - Dress - Silk satin, chiffon and sequins & India - Cape by Mrs. Ball - Velvet, ribbon, lace & England - Bonnet - Velvet, silk and glass

Skirt from 1581 - 90 from the Museum of London Collection. Source:

White linen man’s shirt with attached collar. It can be identified as a shirt because it has straight sides. The turn-down collar is of a type seen the and could be into although the embroidery looks