On the 4th day of new content the Clothing the Low Countries Ladies brought to you: Margaret’s class notes on Dutch women’s clothing through the 16th century. (25MB PDF file)A slide showing a portrait of a 16th century woman and 3 dot points

Margaret ran this class a month ago at Collegium Occidentalis, the annual fall A&S event for the West Kingdom of the SCA. It provides an overview of style changes by decade for well-to-do women of Holland (and occasionally Flanders and Brabant).

It’s a great place to start if you’re curious about the variety of clothing worn in this century, or if you want to see how it changed, or if you want to peruse the styles for inspiration