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Renaissance Dress 15th Century Italian Venetian Costume

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Violet taffeta dress with pearls and laces, designed according to the 1490s Italian fashion. It was a usual thing to have a dress of taffeta or rough silk with many cuts on sleeves so the rich silk chemise to be seen. In 15th century sleeves were the richest part of a costume, actually, so there were several pairs of them for the each dress to renew it. A 'pregnant' silhouette was quite a fashionable thing too, as it meant family prosperity and the fact that the dress owner's husband is not on war or ill, but is in a wait of a heir. High waistline and changeable sleeves, which are laced separately, make this costume to fit well on any figure. Dress closes on both sides with lacing, so it will fit different sizes. This costume will be perfect for a period photosession, ball or wedding. A costume copy of different materials, colors and sizes is available, as well as a new custom costume made after your sketch. Please mention, that chemise and other undergarments should be ordered separately. Materials used: taffeta, cotton, braid, plastic bones, glass beads, glass pearls.

*Important: Most cast items are not in stock and will be produced exactly for you in 10-15 days term. Gilted Items could be in production up to 25 days. Armour that not is stock need some discussion first. Terms for production about 3 months.

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