100% Linen Blackwork Chemise
This beautiful women's shirt/chemise is fashioned from 100% Handkerchief linen available in two grades: Embellished with 16 panels of authentic Elizabethan blackwork reproduction on the lower sleeves, and matching patterns on the collar and cuffs. There are 10 hours of labor in the embroidery alone to fashion this gorgeous chemise. Available in red, Indigo blue, Woad Blue, Black, Dark Pink, Brown, Eggplant purple, and Saffron (gold) - ALL of which are historically accurate and popular thread colors for "Spanish" or blackwork in the 16th Century.
Italian Linen ($12 Yard): $242.25
Item# QE1ES082214 & QE1EP082214
These exquisitely embroidered chemisette with matching sleeves can now be YOURS! Reproduced from this famous 16th Century painting of Queen Elizabeth 1. Fashioned from medium weight linen embellished with this authentic 16th Century reproduction in blackwork and metallic gold threads. Embroidery alone requires 25 to 30 hours of labor!
Please note: Embroidery does not cover the entire chemisette; it is worked in a vertical strip approximately 10 to 12 inches wide on the sleeve with approximately 4 to 5 inches that is blank under the arm. The chemise is a split-front with embroidery on the front facings,and back across the shoulders. Chemisette style has a draw-string around the bottom and hits about waist length. Partlet has a collar and gathered ruffle. Sleeves are straight and fitted as seen in pictures reproduced in topaz silk.
Add jewels in the centers for a truly regal garment fit for Her Majesty! - or a wealthy noble!
Chemisette & Sleeves: $468.80 (Retail)
Sleeves: $378.00 (Retail)
Item #: EISUP031915
This gorgeous reproduction is fashioned from 100% Italian handkerchief weight linen. Embellished with authentic reproduction of Maria de' Medici's partlet embroidery pattern - exclusively available for embellishment at Designs From Time.
**Available in Women's USA Size 4 to 20
$249.47 (Retail) Linen Chemise with Pearls
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Option D: Gold/Silver Metallic Handkerchief Weight Linen with
Automatic monthly or bi-monthy payments through PayPal are available on items totaling $150 or more!
Option C: Collarless Silk Organza with
Tudor Style Over-Partlet:
This beautiful partlet is the perfect accessory for Tudor or Elizabethan costume for the Working Class, Middle, Gentry, and Nobility.
$172.04 - Square Neck Chemise
Option B: Collared Gathered Ruff:
Italian Linen with Blackwork Collar and Gathered Ruffle
100% Handkerchief weight Linen. Also available in 100% Silk Organza and metallic linen;
Option A: Collarless: Includes quality Linen and 9 black work blocks/patterns.
Make your Elizabethan gown more versatile with matching over-sleeves and forepart. Sleeves listed are a straight style as shown in the picture. Forepart has two connected side panels in a complimentary color of cotton and ties around the waist. Your color choice of silk (limited to 3 yards from my chosen vendor) and your choice of custom embroidery and pearl embellishments included, but limited to 3 strands of 3-4 mm cultured freshwater rice pearls. Extra pearls are available for $16 per 16 inch strand at client's expense.
*Metallic flower findings shown on forepart are not included - available at client's expense for $5.00 per pkg of 18. Also, pearl cluster flowers on sleeves are fashioned from 7-8 mm round flat pearls and is also an additional fee of .20 per pearl.
(Picture is for example only - Your may choose your embroidery pattern)
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Option E: Maria De Medici Partlet with Authentic Pearls (Retail):
$348.00 (Retail) - Full Chemisette
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16th Century Scroll Embroidered Forepart/Underskirt.
Includes Medium weight Silk Dupioni, and gold spangles, and two paneled attached skirt (draw string). Pearled trims and silk velvet hem duster as shown are NOT included.
Men's Collared Shirt w/ Blackwork
This stunning men's shirt has the period accurate neck and underarm gussets, and is fashioned from Linen available. 100% Italian Handkerchief weight linen; light and airy it allows great ventilation in warmer weather. For this listing, I supply 4 yards of linen or cotton. Several blackwork patterns available - including the Henry Lee pattern seen in the slide show.
Elizabeth I Book Cover
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If you are a 16th Century enthusiast, you will recognize this gorgeous book cover owned by Queen Elizabeth 1. The embroidery on this gorgeous historical piece has been carefully digitized by artist "Art Embroidery.ca" and is ONLY available at this time through Designs From Time. Fashioned from your choice of Black or Bike Red (burgundy) 100% medium weight linen flat-lined with fusible linen batiste.
Cost Break Down:
Linen Fabric: $9.00
Embroidery Labor - 12 hours: $120.00
Book covers created in order of receipt. Please contact me to check my availability before ordering, especially if this is a gift.
16th Century Scroll Embroidered Pinner Sleeves.
Includes Medium weight Linen in Black or Ivory.
$177.69 (Retail) Linen Partlet with Pearls
$169.78 - Collared Chemise -
Item #: NWCC052315
Beautiful split-front chemises fashioned from Italian handkerchief weight linen available. Soft and light and airy it allows great ventilation in warmer weather. For this listing, I supply 4 yards of linen or cotton. Up to 12 blackwork patterns included. Many black work designs available!Lay Away available on Belfast linen versions only.
Camica (Knee length) - $457.21 (Retail)
Item #: NWSNC052315
Beautiful square necked chemises fashioned from Italian handkerchief weight linen available. Available in ruffled cuffs, no pleats. For this listing, I supply 4 yards of linen. Up to 12 blackwork patterns included. Many black work designs available!
$189.78 - Italian Linen w/Blackwork
(Cuffs & Collar Only)
This beautiful pattern is in the most accurate reproduction of this iconic Snackenborg rose and bud pattern available. This stunning chemisette or under partlet will be the pièce de résistance for your Elizabethan costume! Fashioned from medium weight linen due to the density of the embroidery pattern - Cannot be fashioned with handkerchief weight linen.
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16th Century Ladies Italian Camica
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Italian ladies Camica with authentic reproduction of 16th Century blackwork pattern as seen in the original on display at the Metropolitan Museum. Fashioned from 100% Linen. Camica is offered knee length, but embroidery will not extend to the hem.
$152.00 (Retail) - Collared Under Partlet
Areas that will include blackwork are:
Six rows of alternating floral and vine patterns on the sleeves (will not be completely covered as shown in the picture).
Four 12 inch long vertical borders on the Camica front - Embroidery alone is valued at $468 for labor!
Underarm gusset will not be embroidered. Neckline is gathered into a small band rather than handwoven.