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We offer no-obligation, free custom estimates. If you don't see what you're looking for in our catalog, simply send us an email with a link to an image of the garment you would like us to make for you and we will be happy to work up a price for you.

Renaissance Elizabethan Partlets & Blouses

Pictured is customer Jennifer wearing our historically accurate partlet. Jennifer is part of a singing group, the Cheshire Singers - and they are available for weddings.

The Elizabethan lady would wear a partlet trimmed with box pleating, or adorned with an early version of what eventually became the neck ruff. Married women wore their parlets closed at the front, while unmarried women would open the front. We offer two different partlet designs, available in a rainbow of colors and a never ending choice of fabrics.

Blouse Partlet: The first partlet option is similar to a modern blouse. It features full-length sleeves and may be worn without a chemise or smock under it.

Historically Accurate Partlet: The second partlet option is the historically accurate version, which is similar to a modern "dickey" or "mock turtleneck." It features a collar and yoke, which ties under the arms. You should wear a chemise or a smock under this type of partlet to be historically accurate.

Blouse Partlets


Blouse Partlets
(they are also our men's Elizabethan shirts)

Shirts for Noble Class ........Sm to XXXL

Fabrics: Cotton Broadcloth (we can use linen for an additional cost of $40 - please email us for details)

Colors: White

Ruff Styles: Tight Figure 8's(most perferred), Box Pleated, or Knife pleated

Figure 8 Ruffed Collars and Wrist Cuffs with Needle lace, Decorative Stitching on collars, cuffs, and front opening. Ties or Buttons with looping.
Costs: Noble Sm to XXXL.......$130



Historically Accurate Partlets

The black garment pictured over the bodice in the above image is our historically accurate partlet. It can be worn over or under the bodice and has ties at the underarm. It is similar to a modern dickey garment and does not have any sleeves, no decorative stitching and no box pleating.

Historically Accurate Muslin partlet - white or off-white - white only


Historically Accurate Colored Cotton Partlet - any one color


Historically Accurate black and white (two layer) partlet (as seen above)