What to wear when the Medici ladies come to supper. Probably ltalian. Mid-late 16th century, taken from the “Album of Costume Studies.” Collections of the Morgan Library and Museum. Done in Watercolor and gouache, with pen and ink, some with gold or silver paint.

Woman in a pale blue dress. Watercolor and gouache with pen and ink. Folios 2 verso – 3 recto. Image
© Morgan Library and Museum. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.themorgan.org/collection/costume-drawings/6
Woman and man in black and red. Folios 5 verso 6 recto. Image
© Morgan Library and Museum. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.themorgan.org/collection/costume-drawings/9
Women with veils. Folios 14 verso 15 recto. Image
© Morgan Library and Museum. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.themorgan.org/collection/costume-drawings/18

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