Italian Renaissance Venetian Ladder Laced Gowns

Unmistakably Venetian, these gowns have the open V or U at the front, held by horizontal ladder lacing.

Italian Renaissance Venetian Closed Bodice Gowns
Popular at the end of the century, these bodices were usually paired with spectacular ruffs and partlets

  Gallery of Florentine Portraits Italian Renaissance Florentine Gowns
Open neck and doublet styles made famous by Eleonora di Toledo, worn with gorgeous delicate partlets.
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Italian Renaissance Gowns from Behind
Rare glimpses of the backside or profile of these beautiful Italian costumes.
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18th Century Settecento Gowns
18th Century portraits and extant garments that are extravagant, decadent and pure Rococo perfection.
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