ca. 1570 Venetian Noblewoman at Age 18 by Giovanni Antonio Fasolo (Serlachius Museum - Mänttä, Pirkanmaa region Finland) entire

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One of the reasons for including this is to show the horned coiffure-headdresses worn in northern Italy at the time. This also shows an obese or pregnant woman and is also an early appearance for an off shoulder scoop neckline seen again and again in later centuries. Her sleeve rolls are edged with lace.

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