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Doublet, c.1580-1610. Possibly deerskin; lined with cotton and linen. Collar lined with green silk. Inv. no. T27. Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg.

Doublet, Possibly deerskin; lined with cotton and linen. Collar lined with green silk.

Doublet, French, early 1620s. This extraordinary doublet is one of only two surviving examples of its type from the 1620s. The only other known doublet of this kind is in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Made of luxurious silk embellished with pinking and decorative slits, this doublet followed a fashion that existed barely five years.

Doublet Date: early Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 19 in. cm) Credit Line: The Costume Institute Fund, in memory of Polaire Weissman, 1989 Accession Number:

fashionsfromhistory:  Doublet c.1580 Europe MET

Men's Doublet Date: ca. 1580 Culture: European Medium: silk, metallic thread, brass Dimensions: Length at CB: 22 in. cm) Credit Line: Catherine Breyer Van Bomel Foundation Fund, 1978 Accession Number:

Jerkin Late 16th century or early 17th, Italy, Suede leather lined with taffeta and embroidered; padded,  © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

It will be a great distinction between the men. Source: late century embroidered leather jerkin, also referred as a jacket,worn over doublets and cut the same length.

GNM T1631 (1630-1640) doublet showing construction of slashes.  Thanks to The Curious Frau for adding to our research!

Jerkin with slotted sleeves inventory number: dating: Description: white Atlas retired with rosette-filled squares. The doublet is slashed on the back 9 times 8 times. (English) translated by Babelfish

Doublet belonging to Moritz von Sachsen, German, 1541-53. Historische Museum, Dressden.

Doublet of Moritz von Sachsen made in Deposited in Historische Museum, Dressden. I love this because it looks like a motorcycle jacket.