Quaker Man Dressed in Simplicity
300 years of Quakers in Tottenham

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Tottenham Quakers

Simple dress for men

Clothes for men were similarly simple. In the 17th century men would have had breeches and plain buckled shoes, a knee length coat (but only buttoned from neck to waist) and or a cloak and a fairly low crowned hat without a ribbon.

Wigs were popular at the time. Plain Friends would have kept their own hair cut to shoulder length, but some Friends adopted the simpler style of wig.

By the 18th century hats became three cornered. Colours were muted, but not necessarily dark.

Quaker Woman