No, the women wore dresses with a bonnet, apron, and stockings. The
men wore breeches, long sleeved, loose shirts and a hat. The girl's
clothes were similar to the women's a…nd the boy's clothes were
similar to the men's.
Only wealthy people dressed entirely in black clothes, because
black dyed cloth was expensive - most of the English colonists
would really have worn grey or brown. Modern Americans generally
have an image of these Pilgrims inspired by modern cartoons and
"traditional" portrayals; the reality was rather different.
No. The pictures you see are from early 19th century artist and
they are showing what the artist thought the people wore and looked
like. Just like many paintings of George Washington are showing him
in a toga. He never wore a toga. (MORE)