1570-1590 Bianca Capello (?) by Alessandro Allori (Uffizi)

This face study of Bianca Capello de Medici also shows details of a jeweled headdress and the collar-ruff characteristic of Italian fashion. The lining is turned out to form a collar with a frilly edge. Pearls are used to accent her hair.

Keywords:  Allori, Bianca Capello, Bianca Cappello, Capello family, Medici family, Grand Duchess, Italian,  curly coiffure, vee neckline, collar, jeweled headdress, hair jewelry, necklace, earrings


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