500 Years of Correcting “Historical” Halloween Costumes

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Ft. my attempts to re-draw them But Better.
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FOOTNOTES
1. “A literal armful of skirt”: Portrait of Giovanni(?) Arnolfini and his Wife by Jan van Eyck, 1434 http://bit.ly/33ZToHd
2. 16th century split front skirts and square neckline, for comparison: “Portrait of Katherine Parr”, c. 1545 http://bit.ly/2BSUCs5
3. Examples of gowns cut in long panels: from “Le Livre des faiz monseigneur saint Loys, composé à la requête du cardinal de Bourbon et de la duchesse de Bourbonnois” (p. 195), 1401 - 1500 http://bit.ly/2WcpWLu
4. Exceedingly Extra sleeves: “Saint George Slaying the Dragon” by Jost Haller, c. 1450. Unterlinden Museum. Digital image from Wikimedia Commons. http://bit.ly/2JksLFe
5. Hoods: “Le Livre des faiz monseigneur saint Loys, composé à la requête du cardinal de Bourbon et de la duchesse de Bourbonnois” (p. 205), 1401 - 1500 http://bit.ly/33Ya7e6
6. Cap? Fillet? from “Le Livre des faiz monseigneur saint Loys, composé à la requête du cardinal de Bourbon et de la duchesse de Bourbonnois” (p. 211), 1401 - 1500 http://bit.ly/33ZI0Lx
7. French farthingale: “Ballet des fées des forêts de Saint-Germain – Entrée des Esperculates” Daneil Rabel, 1626 http://bit.ly/31M3dal
8. Queen Elizabeth I effigy bodies: “Corset from Elizabeth I's wax effigy 1603” http://bit.ly/369ezJ5
9. “The Merchant Taylors”, 1749. The British Museum http://bit.ly/2JiYR42

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IMAGE CREDITS
“Women’s Sexy Renaissance Guinevere Costume” http://bit.ly/2PhJtc8
Detail from “The Unicorn is Killed and Brought to the Castle (from the Unicorn Tapestries)”, 1495-1505. Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. 37.80.5. http://bit.ly/2qGUbhX
“Spiral lacing” as seen on a reconstruction of a pair of c. 1660 stays, © Bernadette Banner/The School of Historical Dress, 2018
“Ladder lacing” as seen on Morgan Donner’s Laurel Gown. © Morgan Donner, used with permission
Detail of “Honor Making a Chaplet of Roses” c. 1410-20. Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. 59.85. http://bit.ly/2Wc7CC7
“Queen Elizabeth Adult Costume” http://bit.ly/2Ng8Vfg
“Portrait of a Woman” British Painter, c. 1600. Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. 11.149.1. http://bit.ly/2qKXqoL
“Women’s Pilgrim Lady Costume Set” http://bit.ly/2BJlWZr
“Charles I (1600–1649), King of England” Daniël Mijtens, 1629, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Accessio no. 06.1289 http://bit.ly/2PjzJxU
“Portrait of a Young Woman with a Fan” Rembrandt van Rijn, 1633. Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. 43.125. http://bit.ly/34aMFdV
Detail of “Euphemia White Van Rensselaer”, George P. A. Healy, 1842. Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. 23.102. http://bit.ly/32PpaXm
Detail of “Kitchen Scene” Peter Wtewael, 1620s. Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. 06.288. http://bit.ly/3607Ocd
“Women’s Vampiress of Versailles” http://bit.ly/33ZUiDB
“Robe à la Française” c. 1765. Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. 2001.472a, b. http://bit.ly/31KxhmL
“Court Dress” c. 1750. Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. C.I.65.13.1a–c. http://bit.ly/2PhktSc
“Robe à la Polonaise” 1780-85. Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. 1970.87a, b. http://bit.ly/2pdTyfl
“Panniers”, 1760-70. Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. 2008.297a, b. http://bit.ly/2qKXNzF
“Robe à la Française” 1750-75. Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. C.I.54.70a, b. http://bit.ly/2pTtqqo
“Afternoon Dress” 1860s. Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. C.I.X.54.10.23a, b. http://bit.ly/2pclUH0
“Ball gown” c. 1860. Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. 1983.479.1a–c. http://bit.ly/2BMLapL
“Dress” 1860-61. Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. C.I.43.7.2a, b. http://bit.ly/2WeiAaA
"Southern Belle" http://bit.ly/31MjLyQ

MUSIC
“Web Weaver’s Dance” by Asher Fulero, YouTube Audio Library
Folk Round by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
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Teller of the Tales Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Suonatore di Liuto" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
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“Little Chaffinch” by Brightarm Orchestra, epidemicsound.com
String Quartet in F Major No 1 Op 59 Razumovsky Allegro



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