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The Clothing and Conditions in Shakespeares Time.

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1 The Clothing and Conditions in Shakespeares Time

2 The Clothing – Mens 1. Mens clothing was as colorful as the ladies. 2. Mens clothing was similar to a suit of armor. 3. Men dressed to impress.

3 Doublet Jackets worn over waistcoats Jackets worn over waistcoats

4 Trunk Hose Stuffed with rags and old papers; covered the upper thighs Stuffed with rags and old papers; covered the upper thighs

5 Ruff Fancy ruffle around the neck; became so large that Queen Elizabeth had to limit their size. Fancy ruffle around the neck; became so large that Queen Elizabeth had to limit their size.

6 Hats It was important to tip your hat. It was important to tip your hat.

7 Womens Clothing 1. Women wanted their clothing to look that they had broad shoulders, wide hips, and slim waists. 2. Womens dresses were not made as one garment. 3. Women also dressed to impress.

8 Bodice Made the waist and ribcage look smaller Made the waist and ribcage look smaller

9 Waistcoats Blouses with laces that held up a petticoat Blouses with laces that held up a petticoat

10 Ruffs Fancy ruffle around the neck Fancy ruffle around the neck

11 Platform Shoes Were high to help the womens dresses stay clean (off the ground) Were high to help the womens dresses stay clean (off the ground)

12 Farthingales/French Rolls Underskirts and structures to give the skirt a poof Underskirts and structures to give the skirt a poof

13 The Conditions Bathing Bathing People only bathed once per year. People only bathed once per year. Doctors worried about Queen Elizabeth because she bathed once a month. Doctors worried about Queen Elizabeth because she bathed once a month.

14 The Conditions Entertainment Entertainment People liked blood People liked blood Examples of this were public hangings, rooster fights, dog fights, and bear-bating. Examples of this were public hangings, rooster fights, dog fights, and bear-bating.

15 The Conditions Sanitation Sanitation People dumped garbage into the streets. People dumped garbage into the streets. People thought that disease was spread by bad smells. Women carried flowers & spices to sniff when a bad smell came their way. People thought that disease was spread by bad smells. Women carried flowers & spices to sniff when a bad smell came their way.

16 The Conditions Schooling Schooling Most girls stayed at home and learned housekeeping. Most girls stayed at home and learned housekeeping. Boys went to school from age 7 – 15 and studied Latin and math. Boys went to school from age 7 – 15 and studied Latin and math. There were no spelling rules. There were no spelling rules.


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