The Pilgrims that sailed on the Mayflower did not wear the stereotypical black accented with buckles.
Pilgrim adults and children wore bright solid colors since their religion did not object to colorful clothing. They had many dyes so that red, green, beige, burgundy, blue, violet, as well as brown and black were worn.
from Pilgrim Clothing.
This blog post brought to you by someone who would be a right stickler if she ever got to make SCA garb again.
I think it’s time to watch Colonial House, haven’t seen it in several years.