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Colours in Italian dress. Renaissance baby. Costume. Dress. Italy

Late in the 15th century, a new style of loose overgown with revers and collar appeared. Italy, 1495

Ambrogio da Predis, Portrait of a Young Woman, circa 1499

kirtle with back-pleats

"Portrait of Lucrezia Panciatichi", c. 1545, by Agnolo di Cosimo, a.k.a. Il Bronzino (Italian, 1503-1572). Uffizi Gallery. Lucrezia di Sigismondo Pucci was the wife of Bartolomeo Panciatichi, a Florentine humanist and politician.

BNF Nouvelle acquisition française 5243 Guiron le Courtois - 1370-1380 Italy

12th Century alb, diocesan museum in Viterbo, Italy.

1552-1553 Isotta Brembatti by Giovanni Battista Moroni-EXCERPT: While there are strong connections between Spanish and Italian fashion, Lady Isotts wears a skirt with no supports and an opaque glossy over-partlet with a striped ruff underneath. Her dress also has a wider plain partlet. Her sleeves are narrow, not puffed. There is no lace on this gorgeous dress.

15th century Italian wedding ring, inscribed with the names of the bride and groom on the shoulders of the ring. How totally romantic...

Around 1490 - detail of a Saint-Severin painting in the Louvre.

pinned sleeves, and partlet. Yes, pinned sleeves happened.