Boothose are linen
stockings or bootliners worn in the seventeenth century to protect fine knitted stockings from wear.
In the 1630s, boothose could be trimmed with lavish
lacecuffs turned down over cuffed bucket-topped boots. In mid-century, it was briefly stylish to wear boothose with low-cut shoes, before boothose fell completely out of fashion.
1600-1650 in fashion
1650-1700 in fashion
*Gordenker, Emilie E.S.: "Van Dyck and the Representation of Dress in Seventeenth-Century Portraiture", Brepols, 2001, ISBN 2-503-50880-4
*Ribeiro, Aileen: "Fashion and Fiction: Dress in Art and Lierature in Stuart England", Yale, 2005, ISBN 0-300-10999-7
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Boothose — Boot hose , n. 1. Stocking hose, or spatterdashes, in lieu of boots. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Hose made to be worn with boots, as by travelers on horseback. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
boothose — noun An item of clothing worn over the stockings, in fashion in the seventeenth century … Wiktionary
boothose — boot·hose … English syllables
boothose — noun protective stockings worn with or in place of boots • Hypernyms: ↑stocking * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun plural : stockings or protective overstockings worn with or in place of boots * * * bootˈhose noun (pl bootˈhose) (Shakespeare) A long over… … Useful english dictionary
1650-1700 in fashion — Fashion in the period 1650 1700 in Western European clothing is characterised by rapid change. Following the end of the Thirty Years War and the Restoration of England s Charles II, military influences in men s clothing were replaced by a brief… … Wikipedia
Tights — This article is about the leggings. For the full body tights, see spandex. Black tights. Tights are a kind of cloth leg garment, most often sheathing the body from about the waist to the feet with a more or less tight fit, hence the name. Wearing … Wikipedia
Stocking — This article is about the article of clothing primarily worn by women. For other uses, see Stocking (disambiguation). A pair of dark grey nylon stockings. A stocking, (also known as hose, especially in a historical context), is a close fitting,… … Wikipedia
Pantyhose — Sheer pantyhose Pantyhose (called tights in the United Kingdom and a few other countries) are sheer, close fitting legwear, covering the wearer s body from the waist to the feet. Mostly considered to be a woman s and girl s garment, pantyhose… … Wikipedia
Leggings — Lisa Cant wearing leggings on the catwalk Leggings are a type of fitted clothing covering the legs, which can be worn by both men and women. Originally leggings were two separate garments, one for each leg. Modern leggings are typically made from … Wikipedia
Hose (clothing) — For contemporary styles see Pantyhose, Hosiery Florentine particolored hose, c. 1470 Hose are any of various styles of men s clothing for the legs and lower body, worn from the Middle Ages through the 17th century, when the term fell out of use… … Wikipedia