Category: Fashion History

The Tuscan. A short account of a Violin by Stradivari.

Stradivari, Violin, Instrument, Tuscan, Baroque, craft,

The “Tuscan.” A short account of a Violin by Stradivari. Made for Cosimo III de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Dated 1690. THIS remarkable instrument, one of the finest examples of Stradivari’s work, is probably unique in the preservation, in every detail, of the original beauty of its form and workmanship.

The hoop skirt and its development within the history of costumes.

hoop, skirt, crinoline, fashion,

The hoop skirt in the age of the Spanish fashion (Renaissance) 16th century, in the age of rococo (Baroque), 18th century, crinoline fashion, 19th century.