| || Title: Gentlemen of the Court |
Author: Berkeley, Wayne
Description: Male costume consisting of a head piece, cape, sash, suit and sword. The head piece is a small magenta bicorn with turquoise ribbons and magenta feathers. The cape has a short capelet in moire fabric in turquoise with a white edge and a cape of floral fabric, lined in navy blue and with a gold edge. The suit has a doublet style jacket in the same moire fabric and colour with a wide lace frill at the elbow. The undershirt is white lace with a frilled jabot at the neck. The pantaloons are pink with a white frill at the knee and a bow. The masquerader wears white stockings and white buckled shoes. The sword is silver and gold and has a gold braid draped over it. The costume is completed by the curled white wig with the pink bow and the floral sash with the gold buckle.
Source: Berkeley, Wayne 1991
Subject: Carnival Costumes
Keywords: COSTUMES - MALE; COURT; WIG - MALE; SWORD