[HNW] sweaters

skinner02 at sprynet.com skinner02 at sprynet.com
Mon Nov 12 20:34:04 PST 2007

There are 16th/17th century jackets.  Worn at home, knit of fairly fine silk and sometimes with bits of metallic as well.  I've often been tempted to try one, but what a lot of work.

I see someone has pointed you to the V&A image


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>My mother who is an avid knitter was wondering if sweaters, pullovers,
>cardigans that kind of thing are period?
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