Tara Mancini, author of Calicos, Camelots and Swords

Four Yellow Love Drawers: An (Early) Modern Married Couple’s Wardrobe

Why would a good man need bright red drawers? Why are hers yellow? And what were love drawers? We’ll dive into the personal wardrobes and hampers of New Yorkers and explore the various types, colors and styles of underwear that were worn on the streets of 17th Century Manhattan.

Tara Mancini (17thcenturynewyork.blogspot.com) is author of Calicos, Camelots and Swords.

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