Late 16th century Spanish ensemble bodice, over-dress, vee waistline, and basque (Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York USA)

This photo shows critical details of Spanish dress on the way to becoming Velazquez portrait dress and tontillos. I have no idea whether the false and under-sleeves are attached to the bodice or over-dress.

Keywords:  Spanish, high enclosing waistline, over-dress, quarter length over-sleeves, over-skirt, basque bodice, vee waistline, hanging sleeves, cuffs, long close under-sleeves, full under-skirt


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