Scottish 17th century doublet

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Scottish 17th century doublet

Postby Lady Wolfshead » Fri Sep 28, 2007 9:32 pm

I thought people might be interested to know that a genuine 1620s doublet that was handed in to Perth Museum (in a plastic bag!) and underwent an extensive programme of conservation won an award last night at the Conservation Awards in London.

The original doublet, made of white silk, can be seen at Perth Museum and is exquisite apparently. You can also handle a replica of the doublet! :D

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Postby myladyswardrobe » Sat Sep 29, 2007 4:34 pm

If I rightly remember, thats the one that Ninya Mikhaila was asked to study and make the replica for! It is rather lovely.

Pictures of the replica are here:

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Postby lidimy » Sat Sep 29, 2007 10:42 pm

Wow..... wow! That is amazing! Ninya is so brilliant :D

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