All that Glitters ': Visual Representations of Dress in the Early

All that Glitters ': Visual Representations of Dress in the Early

Since few garments survive from the early modern period, especially pre-1700, reliance on depictions of early modern dress in art is unavoidable. Dress and textile representations in paintings, drawings, prints, costume books, alba amicorum and sculptures form some of the main visual sources, which in addition to possibilities have various limitations with regards to reliability and interpretation. From fantasy draperies and studio props to true to life portrayals of the sitter’s real garments, ...

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Kunstgewerbemuseum
Matthäikirchplatz

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