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fashion in the 16th century - real examples and paintings
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This lady is signalling her piety. Her sleeves feature pomegranates (symbolizing…

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The crown worn by Elizabeth I in her coronation portrait. Anne Boleyn was the only queen consort in history to be crowned with the Crown of St. Edward, like a monarch in her own right. But Anne felt it was too heavy to wear through the entire ceremony, so Henry had a lighter, more delicate crown made for her to wear during the celebrations. This may be Anne's crown. (None of the original royal jewels from the Tudor era survive intact. They were all melted down in the English civil wars.)

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Stunningly beautiful photo of the tragic Lynne Frederick starring as Queen Katherine Howard in the 1972 film Henry VIII and His Six Wives

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English actress Lynne Frederick - Beauty will save

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Close up detail from Petticoat [sottana] with sleeves, c.1560, Pisa, Museo di Palazzo Reale

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Extant Clothing - Petticoat with Sleeves

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Portrait of Mary Kytson Lady Darcy of Chiche, Later Lady Rivers: Tate Britain

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ca. 1560 Italy, Florence. Believed to be from 1560, this is called the “Red Dress of Pisa.” It is a Florentine gown from the sixteenth century - it was found on a wooden effigy at San Matteo. It is housed at the Palazzo Reale di Pisa (Museum Nazionale). It is made of red velvet with gold couched trim.

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Mary Queen of Scots' aged about 12. This portrait, by Francois Clouet c1555, is thought to be the earliest image of her.

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Portrait of a Woman, 1597 Nicholas Hilliard (British, 1547–1619) Vellum

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Nicholas Hilliard: Portrait of a Woman (35.89.2) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Maryland Renaissance Festival

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Pendant, English 1540-1560

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A History of Jewellery - Renaissance | V&A

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