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Re: Prostitute's Dress
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 4, No. 536.  Wednesday, 8 Sept. 1993.
 
From:           Helen Ostovich <
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Date:           Wednesday, 8 Sep 1993 15:49:03 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: 4.0527 Prostitutes
Comment:        Re: SHK 4.0527 Prostitutes
 
It seems to me that the most explicit clothing references for whores is in
Ben Jonson's BARTHOLOMEW FAIR:  whores wore green sleeves or over-dresses
and crimson skirts or petticoats.  Check Acts 4 and 5.
 
Helen Ostovich

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