Lady by Italian anonymous (location ?)

From Also posted to the Middle 1500s - 1550 to 1590 Album.

Lady by Italian anonymous (location ?) From

Italian styles often followed Spanish style, but not here. The dress is not a saya with hanging sleeves. The dress is more French than Spanish. The dress has a striking over-bodice extending down to the waistline instead of a partlet.

Keywords:  Italian, frizzy coiffure, jeweled feathered floral hat, earrings, split over-bodice, high neckline, collar, bodice, square neckline, long slashed tapered close French sleeves, puffed cloth ornaments, flared contrasting cuffs, girdle, vee waistline, close skirt, jeweled pendant chain, fan

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