Opposition to the laws of King Henri III. on dress — The wife of President N .— How both sexes evaded the edicts – Gowns from Milan — Mixture of masculine and feminine fashions —Rage for perfumes — Recognition of rank is demanded — Costumes worn at Cognac by Marguerite de Valois in presence of the Polish, ambassadors, and her costume at Blois — Brantôme’s opinion — Pointed bodices, puffed out sleeves, and “bourrelets” — Remarks on hair — Ridiculous dress of men — Poucet, the preacher — Satirical lines on Joyeuse — Witty remark of Pierre de I’Estoile — Starch used by Henri III. — Cushions.
Renaissance Armor. Closed helmet with visor. 1500-1550. Europa (Provenance unknown). Yelmo cerrado, y con visera. 1500-1550. Source: Galería del Arte Decorativo: Enciclopedia Universal de Trajes, Armas, Muebles, Arquitectura, Útiles Domésticos y… Read More
Spanish armor or corselet of the sixteenth century. Spain Renaissance. Middle armor or corslet of the sixteenth century. España. Media armadura ó corselete del siglo XVI. Source: Galería del Arte Decorativo:… Read More
Italian Armory from Turin. 16th century. Europe. Breastplate chiseled and maqueada. Sixteenth century. Armory Turin. Coraza cincelada y maqueada del siglo XVI. Armeria de Turin. Source: Galería del Arte Decorativo: Enciclopedia… Read More
Modes Française. Époque de Henry III. D’Apres Jacques Boissard.
16th century German renaissance costumes. Women wearing hats.
Anne de Bretagne (1477-1514) Duchess of Brittany, Queen of France. Anne was the eldest daughter of Duke Francis II. of Brittany (1435-1488).
Reticella lace collar dress. Donna Emilia Spinelli in 16th century.
Gauntlets and gloves. England 16th century. Tudor fashion era.
Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots 1542-1587. Mary Stuart receiving her death warrant after she was found guilty of plotting to assassinate Queen Elizabeth I of England by James David Smillie (1833-1909).… Read More