Tuscan and Venetian Ladies 1460-80. Unpublished paintings from the Libraries of Trieste, Venice etc.
Italian soldiers in Mi-Parti fashion. Renaissance clothing from Venice and Lombardy at the beginning of the 16th century.
Pius VI. P. M.
A YOUNG DUCHESS. THIRTEENTH CENTURY. THE accompanying rich and elegant costume has been extracted from a picture by the Duc de Seyde, who died, in the flower of his… Read More
The Society of La Calza was an association of young Venetian noblemen and a few strangers of high rank. The “compagne” distinguished by some particular name, such as Immortali, Semprevivi, Perpetui, Eterni Pavoni, Ortolani, Giardinieri, Felici, etc.
COSTUME, in the west of Europe, during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, was not strikingly characteristic of difference of countries. When, however, we pass to the south, and enter the warm clime and free states of Italy, we find the dresses of all classes have an entirely different character.
Renaissance Helmet of Alfonso Piccololomini di Firenze.
Frédéric a la tête couverte d’une espèce de thiare fond bleuâtre relevée d’ornemens d’or. Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. Costume History. Late Middle Ages, early Renaissance.
Jeu de Paume (French for “play with the palm”) was a forerunner of tennis, the game is already occupied in the Middle Ages in cloisters.
Costume Milan Italie médiévale du 14ème siècle