Dressing Renaissance Florence: Families, Fortunes, and Fine Clothing

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As portraits, private diaries, and estate inventories make clear, elite families of the Italian Renaissance were obsessed with fashion, investing as much as forty percent of their fortunes on clothing. In fact, the most elaborate outfits of the period could cost more than a good-sized farm out in the Mugello. Yet despite its prominence in both daily life and the economy, clothing has been largely overlooked in the rich historiography of Renaissance Italy. In Dressing Renaissance Florence , however, Carole Collier Frick ...

Dressing Renaissance Florence: Families, Fortunes, and Fine Clothing 2005, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801882647

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Dressing Renaissance Florence Families, Fortunes, and Fine Clothing 2002, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801869396

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