My love affair with Titian’s painting has led me to compile research on the style of coat featured in it. I call it the Turkish Venetian coat. The painting is Portrait of a Lady by Titian done in 1555 and housed at the National Gallery of Art in DC. For my Turkish Venetian gown I chose … More Turkish Venetian Gown & Coat
This combination is explored in detail by Anna Attiliani of Tacuinum Medievale. Read her full blog post here http://tacuinummedievale.blogspot.com/search/label/wimple For a partial repost, I’d like to show you a few sources from Larsdatter of the bycocket, or “cappello a punta” (pointed hat) as Anna calls it. The “pointed hat” is very common in the 14th-century hunting … More Bycocket and Veil in 14th Century Italy?
So, you want to assemble a sewing kit for your Italian Peninsula persona? This is a guide to doing so with sources to point you in the right direction for your place and time. Remember, many things were similar on the peninsula but each city was its own autonomous region with its own dialect … More 14th to 15th Century Sewing Kit for La Bella Donna
A helpful resource for those looking at 14th-century Venice is this post on the Carthago Delenda Est blog, which I’ve reposted below. “First I found images by the painter Giotto. Giotto was a Florentine by birth but ranged all over Italy, including the famous Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, which is part of the Veneto. … More 14th-Century Venetian Clothing?