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Isabella d’Este with the famous Capigliari headdress.

Isabella d'Este. Titian. Renaissance portrait. Renaissance fashion. 15th century costume

Portrait of Isabella d’Este with the famous Capigliari headdress.
Fragment (left and right cut).
Isabella d’Este

Above: Portrait of Isabella d’Este in her sixties, by Titian. Originally, Titian painted between 1534 and 1536 a more aged Isabella, but she was so displeased with it that she made him repaint it so that she appeared forty years younger. The picture based on a sketch after a preparatory drawing that probably Lorenzo Costa had made after an oral description of her half-sister – without model session.

Isabella d’Este 1474 – 1539. Italian Renaissance.

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Ecuador woman with Panama hat.

Panama hat. Latin american folk dress. Traditional Ecuador Costume.

Ecuador woman with Panama hat.

Ecuador woman with Panama hat 1930s.

Babies swing in cloths or shawls knotted over the mother´s shoulders. Natives of Ecuador´s province of Manabe weave from fine palm fiber the so called Panama hats which many of the Indians wear. The towns of Jipijapa and Montecristi are particularly famed for the hat industry.

Illustration by Jo Bartas

The traditional costume of the charro, the Mexican cowboy.

Traditional Mexican cowboy costume. Huge felt sombrero. Latin american folk dress.

Traditional Mexican cowboy costume.

Traditional Mexican cowboy costume.

The traditional costume of the charro, or Mexican cowboy, consists of a short jacket and tight trousers, which are ornamented with heavy gold or silver embroidery. The huge felt sombrero is banded and laced with gold or silver braid.

Illustration by Jo Bartas

Chapeaux Modèles de Georgette. Le style parisien 1915.

Hats fashion Georgette. Le style parisien. Art deco fashion magazine. French parisiennes collection haute couture

Chapeaux Modèles de Georgette.

Chapeaux Modèles de Georgette. Le style parisien 1915. Plate XVIII.

  • Fig. 232. (Georgette). Toque in light snuff colored taffeta, the crown consists of taffeta cut on the cross, gathered and drawn, kept in by a tornado of similar taffeta.
  • Fig. 233. (Georgette). Marquis hat in black pane, each of the turned up sides is crossed by a flat bow of black corded silk ribbon.
  • Fig. 234. (Georgette). Hat in black panne.
  • Fig. 235. (Georgette). Hat in blue velvet trimmed with fur.
  • Fig. 236. (Georgette). Hat in breitschwantz with the addition of a little ostrich head. A twist consisting of tiny black ribbon moiré trims the outer edge and looks like a band of breitschwantz.

Gallery: Le style parisien. Planche XVIII. Supplément du ” Style Parisian ” No 3. Le Directeur – Gérant: Lucien Vogel.