Courtesy of The Royal Armoury (http://emuseumplus.lsh.se/eMuseumPlus). Gustavus Adolphus' (Gustav II Adolf's) linen boot hose, with embroidery of black silk and gold thread.

Courtesy of The Royal Armoury (http://emuseumplus.lsh.se/eMuseumPlus). Gustavus Adolphus' (Gustav II Adolf's) linen boot hose, with embroidery of black silk and gold thread.

Boots for war that belonged to the Swedish king Karl X Gustav 1622-1660.

Boots for war that belonged to the Swedish king Karl X Gustav 1622-1660.

Ensemble (image 10) | Italian | 17th century | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.63.26a–f

Ensemble (image 10) | Italian | 17th century | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.63.26a–f

This fine early 17th-century woman's jacket is particularly significant because it is shown being worn in the Portrait of Margaret Layton (museum no. E.214-1994), attributed to Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (1561-1636) and displayed alongside it.

Jacket

This fine early 17th-century woman's jacket is particularly significant because it is shown being worn in the Portrait of Margaret Layton (museum no. E.214-1994), attributed to Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (1561-1636) and displayed alongside it.

Isis' Wardrobe: 17th century embroidery at the Royal Armoury in Sweden

Isis' Wardrobe: 17th century embroidery at the Royal Armoury in Sweden

Pair of poulaine (aka crakow) shoes, made in France in the 15th century

Pair of poulaine (aka crakow) shoes, made in France in the 15th century

Stockings: 1882,  French (http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/80054667?advsrc=true=true=french=silk=any=any=8=date-earliest=Between=739=60=14=805)

Stockings: 1882, French (http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/80054667?advsrc=true=true=french=silk=any=any=8=date-earliest=Between=739=60=14=805)

Swedish Armoury. Broderad Kraghandske vit, cirka 1610.

Swedish Armoury. Broderad Kraghandske vit, cirka 1610.

Stockings | Italian | early 19th century | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession #: 26.56.119

Stockings | Italian | early 19th century | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession #: 26.56.119

BRIEF DESCRIPTION  Mr. glove of white leather.  NAME  Owner :Gustav II Adolf of Sweden  DATING  about 1620  OTHER KEYWORDS  men's glove  COLLECTION OF THE  Royal Armoury  INVENTORY NUMBER  19708 (3346: b)

BRIEF DESCRIPTION Mr. glove of white leather. NAME Owner :Gustav II Adolf of Sweden DATING about 1620 OTHER KEYWORDS men's glove COLLECTION OF THE Royal Armoury INVENTORY NUMBER 19708 (3346: b)

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