Pourpoint

2015-2016
Costume.
Linen, cotton and velvet.

This work is part of my cursus of La Cambre. We had to replicate a corset or a doublet from a period between the seventeeth century and the eighteenth century. But I chosed a doublet which is a little bit older : Doublet, 1598-1610 from Les Arts Décoratifs via Europeana Fashion. I chosed this piece because the volume of it looked very special to me. Here are pictures of my reproduction.

Doublet, 1598-1610 from Les Arts Décoratifs via Europeana Fashion
The making of the pattern :
The different layers : a layer of cotton for the lining, a layer of rigid cotton, a layer of soft fabric to soften the form of the rigid cotton, and a layer of linen with velvet decorations.
The final doublet :
Researches :