Category Archives: 1570

Costumes and Fashion in 1570, 16th century.

Don Juan de Austria in Spanish court dress 1572.

Don Juan de Austria. Spanish court dress. 16th century fashion. Baroque fashion.

Don Juan de Austria around 1572

Don Juan de Austria around 1572.

Don Juan de Austria (Knight John of Austria; born February 24, 1547 Regensburg; † 1 October 1578 in Bouge, part of today Namur) was commander of the Spanish fleet and governor of the Habsburg Netherlands. He was the illegitimate son of Emperor Charles V and civil Barbara Blomberg of Regensburg.

Spanish court dress. 16th century baroque era.

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Portrait of Lavinia Biglia by Juan Pantoja de la Cruz.

Baroque court dress. Elizabethan collar. Lady With the Ruff. 16th century fashion. Countess Pallavicino, Lavinia Biglia.

Portrait of Lavinia Biglia by Juan Pantoja de la Cruz.

Portrait of Lavinia Biglia by Juan Pantoja de la Cruz.

Portrait of a lady of the Pallavicini family. From the painting by Juan Pantoja de la Cruz 1553-1608. Elizabethan court dress. Queen Elizabeth Style of about 1530-1600 a special form of the so-called Tudor style (Renaissance costume period). Lavinia Biglia (Maid of honor of Spanish Queen Anne of Austria 1549-1580) was descended from the Milan branch of the ancient noble family of the Pallavicini. The Pallavicini are an ancient aristocratic family from Italy whose oldest line dates back to the 10th century. It was founded by originating from Germany Count Adalbert (Lineage adalbertino obertenga  which were also part of the Marquis of Massa, Corsica, Parodi, Lupis and Gavi.), whose wife, Adelhaid was related to the Roman emperors. Adalbert went to Italy, accompanied by the Emperor Otto II., Where he was settled in the valley of the Po, between Piacenza and Cremona in 981. The first Pallavicino fief was created by Oberto II, who received it from emperor Frederick Barbarossa in 1162. Albert the son of the Marquis Oberto I was called “Pelavicino” (perhaps not even joking nickname in reference to his rapacity). This nickname was hereinafter inherited by his descendants, becoming the surname of the family in the form Pallavicino (or Pallavicini). The grandson William, who died in 1217, was the progenitor of all the notes of the branch so-called ‘Lombardo’, which emerged from grandchildren Oberto II,. The Pallavicini family spread as time goes on, and reached Bavaria, Austria (Czech Republic) and Hungary.

Fashion under the Reign of Charles IX.


Renaissance costumes. 16th century clothing. Medieval dresses.

Costumes under the Reign of Charles IX. 1560 to 1574

Fashion under the Reign of Charles IX. 1560 to 1574.

The wars of religion — The fashions of Italy are brought across the Alps, and are welcomed in France — Effects of the expeditions into Italy — Articles from Venice and Genoa are very fashionable — A cloud of sugar-plums, and a shower of scents — Effeminate style of dress — Charles IX. and his Edicts against extravagant display — Fashion rebels against sumptuary laws — Women of high rank, bourgeoises, widows, and spinsters — Wedding dresses — Observations of a Venetian ambassador — “Corps piqué” — Drawers—Pain — Cosmetics — Breast mirrors, girdle mirrors — Court dresses — “Arcelets.”

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German Renaissance Fashion in the 16th Century.

German Renaissance Fashion in the 16th Century. Medieval clothing. Middle ages dresses.

German Renaissance Fashion in the XVI. Century.

German Renaissance Fashion in the 16th Century.

Top row left: Noblewomen and noblemen in Spanish fashion of the years 1565-1570 Right: Knight and General in armor and armament under Emperor Charles V,. German lady in the Spanish fashion of 1560.
Bottom row left to right: German nobleman in the fashion of 1570. Citizen of Nuremberg in festive costume from the year 1588. Right: Standard bearer and flutist in Spanish pants and doublet, ballad singer to 1570.

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.

Nobleman in Spanish court dress 16th century

Ancien Régime fashion. Spanish clothing fashions. Renaissance nobility costume.

Nobleman in the Reign of Charles IX 1572

Nobleman in Spanish court dress in the Reign of Charles IX 1572. Renaissance period.

“Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864.

German Nobility fashion in 1570. Court dress 16th century.

Germany, Nobility, Baroque, Renaissance costumess, spanish fashion, court dress

German Nobility in court dress 1570

German Nobility fashion in 1570, 16th century.

Late Renaissance in the transition to the Counter-Reformation. Early Modernism, age of humanism. The Spanish fashion.
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