Re: [Italian Renaissance Costuming] Side opening petticoats a laVasari/Stradano
- Yes that's it--thanks. I wouldn't have seen that, but looking closer, the folds do suggest that. And everyone is doing that. Interesting.
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From: Susan B. Farmer
Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Italian Renaissance Costuming] Side opening petticoats a laVasari/Stradano
Quoting Catherine Christine Catalfamo <catalfamo1190@...>:
> This has probably been asked but I did check the archives. Being less
> experienced in Italian I may not have put in the right words. In Moda
> a Firenze, page 94 there is an image entitled The Arrival of Leo V in
> Florence 1559-60. The women's petticoats are open on both sides to
> show other petticoats. I am making a 1530's gown. Is there any
> documentation for this being a practiced earlier than 1559?
I must have packed my book up already, but if you're talking about
Figure 35 -- I think that those are just hiked up and pinned.
University of Tennessee
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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