15th C: Italian Gamurra & Giornea
c. 1470- 1490s
Wearing Gamurra only:
- "1488 Italian Garb: Women & Men" - garments to create a complete ensemble, including recreation blog & research on each piece
- "Diary of a 1480s Florentine Dress" (blog) @ Festive Attyre - process and analysis of each item of the ensemble, and how this costumer put together her extraordingary recreation.
- "My Florentine Gown" (Blog) - process & analysis of the full ensemble, including several sleave styles and also a tutorial on breast binding.
- Clothing in Quattrocento Florence (PDF) by Giuliana Salviati - overview and definition of terms regarding this period of clothing for Men & Women.
- "A Late 15th Century Italian Chemise Pattern" by Baroness Briana Etain MacKorkhill - Instructions to draft your own pattern, with drawstring neckline and optional drawstring, tie or button cuffs. Pattern is a general size but adjustable to your measurements,and is said to fit M-XXL. Includes sewing instructions also. Also, HERE in PDF form.
- How to make an Easy Italian Chemise by Festive Attyre
- "Women’s 1490’s Italian Renaissance Ensemble Part 2: The Gamurra" (PDF) by Baroness Briana Etain MacKorkhill - An overview of this style of gown including fit, fabrics, including sleeves
- 1488 Italian Garb: Gamurra (a blog)
- Reversible Gamurra (blog) @ Diary of a Renaissance Seamstress
- Italian Gamurra @ Diary of a Renaissance Seamstress
- "Women’s 1490’s Italian Renaissance Ensemble Part 3: the Giornea" (PDF) by Baroness Briana Etain MacKorkhill - An overview of this style includes illustration of the shape of the pattern pieces and basic instructions for those with intermediate sewing knowledge.
- Italian Giornea (blog) @ Diary of a Renaissance Seamstress
- "A Giornea, or 15th C. Italian Overgown" (PDF) by Giuliana Salviati a/k/a Jessica Wilbur
- "Women’s 1490’s Italian Renaissance Ensemble Part 4: Accessories" (PDF) by Baroness Briana Etain MacKorkhill - A very brief overview of the various accessories that are appropriate to this style of dress.
- How-To: Italian Ribbon Coifs by Baroness Briana Etain MacKorkhill
- Italian Renaissance Headgear (PDF) by Signora Giuliana Salviati