Isabella di Capua was princess of Molfetta in southern Italy. In 1534 she married Ferrante Gonzaga, who served as a general to Emperor Charles V. This signed medal was probably commissioned by Ferrante during Isabella’s residence in Milan
Barbara d'Este of Austria Medalist: Pastorino di Giovan Michele de'Pastorini Date: 1565 Culture: Italian Medium: Bronze Dimensions: Diam.) Classification: Medals and Plaquettes Credit Line: Gift of Ogden Mills, 1925 Accession Number:
Margaret of Austria Medalist: Jacques Jonghelinck (Netherlandish, Antwerp Antwerp) Date: 1567 Culture: Netherlandish Medium: Bronze Dimensions: Diam.) Classification: Medals and Plaquettes Credit Line: Gift of Ogden Mills, 1925 Accession Number:
""""Medal: Bust of Christine of Denmark"""" -----------> Detail creates a very different view of French hood construction. Medal from ~slightly later but still valuable information! :D *love French Hoods*
Piece Date: century Culture: Italian Medium: Silk and hemp Dimensions: H. 78 x W. 21 inches x cm) Classification: Textiles-Woven Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1938 Accession Number:
16th Century-Italian or Spanish Velevet The red and gold combination was favored in textiles during this period. Also, so was the design of the pomegranate. This piece retains typically European technical features: the two heights of silk pile and metal brocading in two textures, flat and looped—features that are not found in Turkish velvets. Found in the Textiles-Velvets Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.