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Giacomo Franco, 1609: Dress of Married Gentlewoman outside her home [from Habiti d'huomeni et donne venetiane]  Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University

Venice, The Republic of Venice Giacomo Franco, Dress of Married Gentlewoman outside her home [from Habiti d'huomeni et donne venetiane] Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University

The Venetian Woman in 'Mores Italiae,' 1575, Unknown Artist, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, http://realmofvenus.renaissanceitaly.net/wardrobe/moresitaliae.htm

The Venetian Woman in 'Mores Italiae,' 1575 A Bride (?) (or a Courtesan dressed as a bride, as described by Vecellio?

Renaissance ~ Newly Married Venetian Noblewoman

Silk Veil - Newly Wed Venetian woman 1581 [from Habitus Varium Orbis Gentium] Jean-Jaques Boissard Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Vest slashed at front. Blue overgown over a gold sottana. AND a striped veil. Also interesting to note the train with the veste folded up.

Married Paduan Gentlewoman from 'Mores Italiae,' 1575 Unknown Artist, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, via Realm of Venus

A Venetian Noblewoman or Prostitute? It is difficult to tell the difference as high status prostitutes, called Courtesans, disguised their occupation and identity by dressing as 'respectable' women. As a result, Venetian state officials could not restrict their movements by enforcing legislation against Courtesans.

venice late -anouther depiction of the very fashionable "devils horns" hair-do popular in venice at the time

From 'Mores Italiae,' 1575. A Widow, Venice. The more modest design, plain fabric, but good lines and still just a bit smexy.

From 'Mores Italiae,' A Widow, Venice. The more modest design, plain fabric, but good lines and still just a bit smexy.

Irene di Spilimbergo

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) : Irene di Spilimbergo (National Gallery of Art - Washington DC (United States - Washington)) ティツィアーノ・ヴェチェッリオ

'Habitus Varium Orbis Gentium', 1581 Unmarried/Virgin Venetian Noblewoman

Silk Veil - Unmarried Virgin Venetian Noble Woman 1581 [from Habitus Varium Orbis Gentium] Jean-Jaques Boissard Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Plate 118: A Venetian dogaressa; whole-length figure in frontal view, the head turned to left; wearing a long cloak over a patterned dress; holding her belt in her right hand and a small handscreen fan in her left hand; illustration to Hans Weigel's 'Habitus Praecipuorum Populorum ... das ist Trachtenbuch', 2nd ed., Ulm: Kühn for Görlin, 1639.  1577 Woodcut and letterpress

Plate A Venetian dogaressa; whole-length figure in frontal view, the head turned to left; wearing a long cloak over a patterned dress;

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