Italian Renaissance costumes from Venice.

italian renaissance costumes. Venice. 16th century fashion. Nobility court dress

Venice nobility

Italian renaissance costumes from Venice in 1600.

Fashion prints from an old Italian book. Depicted the nobility, citizens are in expensive clothes. The precious fabric of the clothing consists mainly of heavy damask, satin, lace and silk. Artfully embroidered. The illustrations give an insight into the environment of the Venetian residents. Processions, carnival or gondoliers are shown in their environment.

Source: Giacomo Franco (1550-1620). Habiti d’huomeni et donne venetiane: con la processione della serma. Signoria et altri particolari cioè trionfi feste et cerimonie publiche della nobilissima città di Venetia. Published in Venice, 1609. By Beinecke Library.

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