16th Century

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Jewelled Headband and Italian Hair style High Neck White Dress, 16th Century Portraits, Elizabethan Costume, Elizabethan Fashion, 16th Century Fashion, Elizabethan Era, Italian Outfits, Century Clothing, Historical Costume

I made this headband in April to go with my Italian gowns. It is meant to be worn with Italian style-hair; i.e. the rolled front swept back into a bun or hair taped or hidden in a caul. The band sits subtly behind and slightly under the rolled part of the hair. This band was a bit of an experiment, based on Italian sixteenth century female portraits. Unfortunately, I can''t find any extant examples (they were probably broken up and elements re-used when fashions changed.) I used velveteen…

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