Colonial Compagnies Franches de la Marine - Project Seven Years War
Details of the uniform of a private of the Colonial Compagnies Franches de la Marine at the beginning of the Seven Years' War – Copyright: Michel Pétard
gaiters 1805 (met museum) The French Marine Gaiters are made from white canvas. It should have a tight weave, but be light enough to be flexible, not stiff. Each gaiter is made from a single thickness of white canvas, with a tongue or foot cover piece added. There are12 small black leather buttons, about 1/2 inch in diameter, on each gaiter. These can be made from a small leather circle with a hole punched in it, or small black metal buttons can be used. The top 5 buttons holes have matching…
Make Your Own Cocked (Tricorn) Hat
This "cocked hat" (aka "three cornered", tricorn, tricorne, or colonial hat) is a fun project that you can make right now, requiring about a half hour of your time and a few supplies readily at your fingertips (scissors, glue, and paper). However, if you'd prefer a more durable chapeau -- say, for H
18th century hunting?
what would the scots have worn when they went out hunting, im getting into traditional black powder hunting and i wanted to wear a scottish kit while hunting, and for the later month i have colonial type clothes that im gunna wear. thanks for the help Don
National Museum of American History, Washington, DC. This is a uniform worn by George Washington during the Revolutionary War. Omigosh, I could spend DAYS here!
Trousers | European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1793: Tight pantaloons were worn by men rejecting the previous knee length styles. It was very popular with Incroyables of the time.
Medivh: 18th c Men's Patterning Terror
Historical costuming and vintage sewing projects, with dress diaries and research on period dress from the 16th to the 20th century.