XV century clothing in Italy. Early renaissance fashion.
Upper left half of the image: Fashion 1450. Pharmacist clothing in 1430. Right: Italian Podestà, church warden and soldier.
Lower half of the image on the left: Lady in the fashion of 1450. Elegant lady and gentleman in the fashion of 1480. Right: Lord of Rimini and archer in demonstration position 1488. Beatrice d’Este, patron of Leonardo da Vinci in the fashion of the year 1490.
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