1570s Woman (possibly Picabella Pagliarani, wife of Giacomo Ragazzoni) by Francesco Montemezzano (Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York USA)

From bjws.blogspot.com/2013/01/1500s-fashion-gentlewomen-with-their.

This formidable sitter is dressed in Italian style with a camica and a square-neck dress open wide with a sheer partlet covering the sides, not all, of her open neckline region. She wears rolled sleeves slashed to reveal puffed cloth ornaments. Her hair is straight and short.

Keywords:  Montemezzano, Picabella Pagliarani, Pagliarani family, Ragazzoni family, Italian, straight coiffure, headdress, chemise, partlet, laced bodice, square neckline, rolled sleeves, slashed sleeves, puffed cloth ornaments. long tapered sleeves, cuffs, vee waistline, full skirt, necklace, earrings, bracelets, rings, handkerchief


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