ca. 1700 Italian mantua front and side views (Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Los Angeles, California USA)

From the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Image saved 12 cm wide with 50 pixels/cm resolution. The original images rapidly pixelated when enlarged. 

The Italian dress has a trapezoidal neckline and sleeves with cuffs, Plain cloth is used to replace the vanished lace engageantes and modesty piece.

Keywords:  1700, Italian, trapezoidal neckline, modesty piece, long close bottom flared sleeves, engageantes, stomacher, revers, waist band, shallow vee waistline, bustle, over-skirt, A-line under-skirt


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