Women who exist by wealthy patrons. In addition to beauty, it is often characterized by its erudition and artistic talents. First of all, this term refers to a…
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17th Century Fashion
dresses from the 1600s | Giacomo Franco, 1609: Dress of Dogaressa and Ladies [from Habiti d ...
Woman at her toilet possibly 1590-1600. The lady's delicate lace cape is in fact perfectly practical. She would wear this when having her hair dressed or applying cosmetics in order to protect her dress. Linen lace could be boil-washed so all linen could be kept scrupulously clean (which, of course, silk and embroideries could not).