• Tailor's Bill for a Gown, Kirtle and Bodies (1604)

    An original bill from the PRO. Provenance lost--don't have accession number.

    Modern English (post-1500)
    Published in 1604
    Renaissance Clothing and Textile Terms
    1600 AD - 1699 AD

Items

this forth of maye 1604

for makinge a gowne of silke Rash and a paire of streight bodies and a kirtell xs

Shillings: 10

for xix tene yarde of Rash at iiis iiiid the yeard iii l;

Pounds: 3
Date: 5/4/1604

for silke for the same xv (page torn off--probably s)

Shillings: 15
Date: 5/4/1604

for Buckram and stifning for the same gown xvid

Pence: 16

for xxii yearde of lace for the same gowne kirtell and bodies waighing 2 onnces at iis iiid the onnce viiis vid

Shillings: 8, Pence: 6
Date: 5/4/1604

for halfe a quarter of Taffetie Sarsenet to loyne the skirtes of the bodies xiid

Pence: 12
Date: 5/4/1604

for buttones for the same bodies viid

Pence: 7
Date: 5/4/1604

for 2 yearde & a halfe of iiid brod ribine to binde the tope viid

Pence: 7
Date: 5/4/1604

for viii yeardes of iid brode ribine for the two seames of the gowne and to binde the bodies and to Draw the tope of the kirtell xvid

Pence: 16
Date: 5/4/1604

for five yearde and a halfe of ribine to sett in tufes aboute the sise at vid the yeard iis ixd

Shillings: 2, Pence: 9
Date: 5/4/1604

for xvi yearde of iiid brod ribine for the gages iiiis

Shillings: 4
Date: 5/4/1604

for a yeard and a halfe of Sirge to loyne the sleves of the gowne and to border the Skirtes and the kirtell at iis the yeard iiis

Shillings: 3
Date: 5/4/1604

for bone for the bodies and the gages of the gowne xviiid

Pence: 18

for bente to sett up the sleves & fardinggerle sleves iis vid?

Shillings: 2, Pence: 6
Date: 5/4/1604

for linnine cloth to make up this gowne in viid

Pence: 8
Date: 5/4/1604

for a box to put it in xviid

Pence: 17
Date: 5/4/1604

This some is vl vs vid

Pounds: 5, Shillings: 5, Pence: 6
Date: 5/4/1604
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