Cortegiano

Early 16th century man’s ensemble, loosely after the portrait of Baldassar Castiglione by Raffaello (1514-1515, Paris, Musée du Louvre) | Cotton shirt with drawstring neck and cuffs; black cotton velvet “saio” with round knee-length skirts, double-face stomacher in eau-de-Nil smooth/patterned cut velvet, strings with brass aiglets, padded velvet codpiece with cotton puffs; paired with a woolen round cap, a fox fur collar, a silk garter, velvet slippers, crystal paste/freshwater pearls/damascene jewelry.

© FABER•FAB 2020

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