Portrait Of A Lady from the
Trivulzio Family (Milan)
is now OPEN!
to the Realm of Venus, a site about the
clothing and accessories of the men and women of late Renaissance
Italy, with a focus on sixteenth century Venice.
Whether you are a costumer in the SCA,
theatre, film, or Renaissance Fairs, or if you
are simply a lover of art or historical fashion,
I hope you'll find inspiration on these pages.
(Known in the SCA as
Donna (Lady) Bella Lucia da
Adelaide, South Australia
"Beautiful site... Very
inspirational. I point people toward it all the
Drea Leed, The Elizabethan
Costuming Page. Quoted with permission.
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On this site:
If you are
looking for late 15th and 16th century portraits
and other costume images take a look
in the Wardrobe.
on my research
and theory on how the clothes were constructed,
accessorized and worn, as well as future articles by guest
authors, take a browse
through the Library.
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garments, shoes, accessories, textiles and laces, etc, please
take a look in the
share their Italian creations at the
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time webbing other people's creations than making my own, but if
you're interested see my Dress
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