1550s Venetian Gown

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The Concept

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.

The Pattern

Draped by me.

Useful Links


Arnold, Janet. Patterns of Fashion: The Cut and Construction of Clothes for Men and Women, c. 1560-1620. New York: Drama Book, 1985.

Arnold, Janet, Jenny Tiramani, Santina Levy. Patterns of Fashion: Cut and Construction of Linen Shirts, Smocks, Neckwear, Headwear, Etc. London: MacMillan, 2008.

Landini, Roberta Orsi. Moda a Firenze, 1540-1580: Lo Stile di Eleonora di Toledo e la Sua Influenza. Firenze: Pagliali Polistampa, 2005.

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