Re: [CostumeHistoryClass] Fabrics of the Renaissance
- Class Act Fabrics has some books on textiles you may be interested in. She
gives an extensive description of each of the books on the web site so you
should be able to determine whether it would be helpful to you or not.
> Does anyone know of any really good books with information regarding
> fabrics used in the Renaissance? I know that is a huge scope, but I am
> doing a lot of research and any help will do.
> Like the colors of paintings in Italy, people thinking that donar
> paintings meant that everyone wore black, when in actuality black was a
> modest color or perhaps the term humble would be applicable. Or the
> use of Pearls in period.
> I have the 56Th book of Tudor Tailor, but I need more, if anyone has
> any suggestions I would be very very grateful!