The Modern Maker


The work of The Modern Maker is available to purchase. All works sold on this page are the work of Mathew Gnagy, Owner and creator of The Modern Maker. Some pieces are works of art and carry the caveat that, should you purchase these items, you may be asked, in the future, to loan them back to the maker for exhibition. All Exhibitions will be above board and the owner of the piece will always be credited for loaning works from their collections.

1580s Jacket (Ropilla) Silk of Wool: Made to Measure

1580s Jacket (Ropilla) Silk of Wool: Made to Measure


This jacket is available for custom order only. Allow 4-6 weeks for delivery. Skype conversation required for measuring. This garment is hand sewn (no machines) 1580s Spanish-style jacket, known as a ropilla. It has hanging sleeves which can be worn either on the arms, or hanging. Made of wool or silk. It features a prominent peascod shape to be worn over a peascod shaped doublet of the same era. It features a unique construction of a waist seam in front, but not in back. It has a high standing collar and spherical metal buttons.

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