Annika Simms

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PEHR HILLESTRÖM, "En som stryker och en som stickar" Interiör från Näs herrgård

I chose this picture, because I wanted to show how the texture of the costumes were very important in describing the social roles of the characters. Dark clothes and wool for example could represent a lower class, like in the picture.

Inspiration

The Streatham Portrait, discovered at the end of the century and believed to be a copy of a contemporary portrait of Lady Jane Grey. Feb 1554 Lady Jane Grey, the Queen of England for thirteen days, is beheaded on Tower Hill. She was barely 17 years old.

16th century coif - Google Search

Belfebe - Grey wool herringbone kirtle, with aubergine wool flannel sleeves. Made its debut at Chalice of the Sun God VII - Outstaring the Medusa. Must make doublet for it.