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Skirts & Chemises

There were several function that this dress had. First was to protected not only rich garment from body smell. By second to protect body from rough side of embroidered gowns. Also it covers naked skin which may appears in cuts and buttoning. So, if your persona is not really poor, you should invest to a bit of fine white linen.

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Italian man's skirt

used under farsetto - doublet, 15th century

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Italian ladie's skirt

likely look of Italian chemise from the end of 15th century

Pattern's adaptation - Trousers, part 1
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Pattern's adaptation - Tunics & Cottes, part 1