Henrican Girl's Gown, Kirtle and Petticoat
Henrican Girl's Gown, Kirtle and Petticoat Sewing Pattern by Tudor Tailor
Patterns for Tudor-era children’s petticoat, kirtle, foresleeves and gown. Ideal for upper-class and royal girls of the 16th century. With full instructions for choosing materials, sizing and constructing garments - perfect for reenactors.
This pattern is from the most recent book, The Tudor Child. It was originally developed for a costume made for use at The Tower of London and is based on documentary descriptions, extant examples and paintings, including:
- Elizabeth I as a princess (1546), William Scrots, The Royal Collection
- Pair of silk bodies (1598), Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich, inventory number T4111
- Satin gown & velvet bodies worn by Eleanora of Toledo (died 1562), Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Italy
- Clothing for Princess Elizabeth in the accounts of Katherine Parr, TNA E101/423/12, unfoliated
Multi-sized pattern includes Bust sizes 26.5-31.5, waist sizes 21.5-26.5 all in one package. Please see photo for fabric and notion requirements.