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About The Ruff

Tudorshoppe.com - Purveyors of FIne Wares for 16th Century Enthusiasts

Where & When Was The Ruff Worn?

Between about 1550 and 1600, well-dressed English gentlemen and ladies wore a Ruff.

This extended onto the continent somewhat - Henry III of France (1551-1589; King of France from 1574) brought ruffs into fashion by using one to hide a disfiguring scar on his neck.

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What is this? This is The Garbindex - a guide to making garb for recreationists (ie how to sew clothes that will make you look genuinely medieval, when 'playing' with such groups as the SCA, doing LARP - or even making something really genuine for drama.)

Use these resources to find resources that will help you create clothing that looks great - and real!

 
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