16th century Florentine costume. Italian renaissance.

16th century Florentine costume. Italian renaissance.

Portrait Of Eleanor of Toledo.

16th century Florentine costume. Italian renaissance.

We have here a florentine costume of the 16th century in all its splendor. The whole dress is covered with ornament intentionally made as dazzling as possible.
Eleonore of Toledo (1522 – 1562), vice-queen of Naples, was the wife of Cosmo de Medici and daughter of P. de Villafranca.

Renaissance florentine costume. 16th century gown. Eleanor of Toledo

Portrait of Eleanor of Toledo with her son Giovanni de’ Medici

Portrait of Eleanor of Toledo with her son Giovanni de’ Medici 1544-1545 by
Bronzino (1503–1572)

Source: Bronzino [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

XVI Siècle. École Italienne. Costumes. Portrait D’Éléonore de Tolède.