16th C Italian Working Class Dress
Little girl with side or back lacing, partlet ruffles tucked into gown straps. Also note the dress in the background is pretty short!
The woman at bottom right has side & front lacings. The woman in green has removed her sleeves and has them fastened behind her out of the way.
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- Italian Working Class Dress, Examples found in Renaissance Art @ Festive Attyre, including analysis of several paintings
- Chemise for under this gown @ Festive Attyre
- How To Make an Italian Chemise @ Festive Attyre - instructions & pattern to make a chemise
- Diary of a Working Class Italian Dress @ Festive Attyre - her research, process, pattern shapes, etc for recreating this dress.