Stitches in Time: Reconstructing the Jupon of the Black Prince
Insights into details of the research and construction processes for the BBC television series. The reconstructed jupon will be available for in person talks.
Stitches in Time: Reconstructing the Arnolfini gown
Insights into details of the research and construction processes for the BBC television programme. The reconstructed gown will be available for in person talks.
For comlynesse only: decorative embellishment and sumptuary legislation during the reign of Elizabeth I
This talk draws on research carried out for the latest publication from The Tudor Tailor - The Typical Tudor. Ninya shares insights into the options for decorative detailing in clothes and accessories available to ordinary people in the late 16th century.
A gown of ten thousand pearls: Reconstructing the clothing of Mary Tudor and Charles Brandon
Reconstructing the clothing worn by Mary Tudor (sister to Henry VIII) and her husband Charles Brandon in their famous double portrait.
Clothing the lost king: reconstructing the wardrobe of Richard III
Ninya shares the research and making process behind the clothing made for the 2022 Pathe film ‘The Lost King’. Ninya also looks at how Richard’s tailor may have dealt with the king’s scoliosis, and how evident his condition would have been to his contemporaries before his death.
Stitches in Time: Reconstructing Historical Dress
Ninya shares the research and making processes behind some of her most memorable commissions. Examples of work are available for viewing and handling at in person events
Borne out with whalebones: A late sixteenth century sleeve-support
In 2018 Ninya Mikhaila had the opportunity to examine a hitherto unknown and unique survival of late Elizabethan fashion. In this talk Ninya examines the evidence for the development and uptake of the fashion in the 16th century and shares details of the extant sleeve along with the story of its survival and preservation.