A 1550s Venetian gown in blue and copper silk damask and lots of gold trim. In other words, another Bella Donna dress is a new colorway!
The Fabric & Trim
Blue and copper silk damask, gold metallic trim.
Draped by me.
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Landini, Roberta Orsi. Moda a Firenze, 1540-1580: Lo Stile di Eleonora di Toledo e la Sua Influenza. Firenze: Pagliali Polistampa, 2005.