What Did Young Pilgrims Boys Typically Wear?

Young pilgrim boys typically wore petticoats and doublets. Petticoats are long skirts and doublets are loose-fitting jackets.

As pilgrim boys grew older, they began dressing similarly to men, wearing breeches and shirts. The shirts were knee-length and open at the bottom and on the sides. The shirt was designed this way in order to make it easier to tuck in. Sometimes, boys wore doublets over their shirts, but this was more common for older boys and men. Boys also wore hats made from canvas materials or caps made from felt. They also wore aprons while working in order to protect their clothing.