Dark Blue Taffeta Renaissance Dress, 16th Century Italy Eleonora of Toledo Ball Gown
This dress will be perfect for a period photosession, ball or wedding. It was designed after a famous Alessandro Allori picture of Eleonora di Don Garzia di Toledo di Pietro de' Medici.Sleeves are laced to the bodice, which is historically correct for 16th century costume.Central golden 'stomack' detail is pinned to a corset or a dress.The golden petticoat can be worn separately.The dress was fashioned to be worn over the proper undergarments of the times (corset and chemise, which are not…
Anna of Austria by edarlein on DeviantArt
Another one old work (2001), but I still like it. After the portrait of Anna of Austria, queen of Spain, spouse of Philip II. Anna of Austria
This custom Renaissance sleeve was created by me, The Very Merry Seamstress. Want to see more? Visit www.verymerryseamstress.com . Don't see what you want? Send me an email with a sketch of what you're looking for. I can make any garment you need - whether it's a wedding gown, faire bodice or a highly-detailed, sculptured costume for a convention.
I thought I'd share a picture of me (and my boyfriend) at the Renaissance faire to show you what I look like and give you some inspiration. I made the dress myself using some of my favorite colors.