The attic is a place dedicate to share my passion :costuming and sewing.I'm not a professional or expert seamstress,only the mother of young kids who love sewing.You won't find 100% historical costume,museum replica, perfection or extreme thing here.

I believe everyone who bring some goodwill can sew and enjoy it.The attic is an unpretentious place .I show my work, information and hope it could somehow inspired you.Feel free to leave comment or share idea.Be welcome and visit as much as you want.

samedi 26 avril 2014

More inspirations

Here are more inspiration from renaissance painting.

 Eleonora of Toledo with her son Giovanni by Agnolo Bronzino around 1544-45,source web gallery of art.If you like the dress , the compagny Sartor made a replica of the fabric.
 Eleonora of Toledo by Agnolo Bronzino around 1543 ,source web gallery of art.I like the partlet made of pearl.Her dress is beautifully embroided.
 You surely have heard of this women.It is believe to be Vanozza Cattanei by Innocenzo Francucci da Imola the painting is undate.This women was the mistress of pope Alexander VI who was name before Rodrigo Borgia.The same Borgia from the tv serie.Source wikipedia.
 Marie De Medicis by Allessandro Allori , source Scala archives.Look how her dress is richly decorate that sow her social rank with no doubt.
Catherine De Medicis around 1555 by an unknow artist.Source wikipedia.

1 commentaire:

  1. Someone at Costume Con 32 had actually made Eleonora's gown from the Bronzino painting. You can see it here (for inspiration):