Lace collar, possibly cut loose from a camicia or a linen partlet (there are still linen strips in the bottom half); Venetian, c. 1610 (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)

Lace collar, possibly cut loose from a camicia or a linen partlet (there are still linen strips in the bottom half); Venetian, c. 1610 (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)

blackwork cuff on an italian renaissance gown  her sleeves are puffed with slashes. the collar is getting higher

blackwork cuff on an italian renaissance gown her sleeves are puffed with slashes. the collar is getting higher

Givenchy Fall 2012 Menswear; skirts worn with jackets have roots in bases worn by men during the Northern Renaissance

Givenchy Fall 2012 Menswear; skirts worn with jackets have roots in bases worn by men during the Northern Renaissance

Lady with Unicorn, by Raphael Sanzio, Italian Renaissance Low square neck line with large sleeves

Lady with Unicorn, by Raphael Sanzio, Italian Renaissance Low square neck line with large sleeves

FALL 2013 READY-TO-WEAR  Giambattista Valli Open front displaying under skirt

City print candle

FALL 2013 READY-TO-WEAR Giambattista Valli Open front displaying under skirt

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