Outfit from th turn of 14th and 15th century. It consists of: linen chemise, linen underdress (cotte simple with buttoned sleeves), woolen overdress (so called 'Christine de Pisan's gown') with partially shortened and open sleeves, linen veil, woolen hood with lining, woolen cloak, woolen hose, period leather shoes, belt and garters. All fabrics 100% natural, all parts completly hand-sewn.
GB. ENGLAND. London. Young lady models "Utility", blackout and ARP (Air Raid Precaution) outfit. 1940. Utility was the term used for the immediate cutting down of all commodities to bare essentials in both material and quality. Girls on the ARP patrols adopted boiler suits, or cloaks with woolen hoods, woolen scarves and mufflers, and gloves with white palms (sometimes luminous) to show up in the dark of black out which was imposed every night at sundown. 1940.