Carcanet or carcan is a jeweled collar or necklace, from the old French, carcan, meaning collar. Carcanets were typically quite elaborate and formal, and worn closely fitted. The style seems to have first appeared with the reemergence of the necklace during the end of the medieval period in the late 1300s.

Carcanet or carcan is a jeweled collar or necklace, from the old French, carcan, meaning collar. Carcanets were typically quite elaborate and formal, and worn closely fitted. The style seems to have first appeared with the reemergence of the necklace during the end of the medieval period in the late 1300s.

Italian renaissance Costume end of 15th and 16th Century

Italian Renaissance Costume made to order from another fabric

Renaissance Italian woman dress 15th  16th century by RoyalTailor Lucrezia Borgia Renaissance Dress

Renaissance Lucrezia Borgia's woman dress set, 15th - 16th century

16th century dress. I really like sleevs, dunno if the upper part will suit me though. I could consider breaking up the skirt with colour like this too, to creative a more interesting design, but I also like simplicity. Annabelle.. well.. she is a bit much isn't she? She might like it.

16th Century German Renaissance Court gown - Renaissance dress, Renaissance court dress, princess dress, German Renaissance dress

16th century dress. I really like sleevs, dunno if the upper part will suit me though. I could consider breaking up the skirt with colour like this too, to creative a more interesting design, but I also like simplicity. Annabelle.. well.. she is a bit much isn't she? She might like it.

Valentino | S/S 2014 RTW. This resembles the era of the pre-Raphaelite movement in the 19th century. It pulls themes from the medieval period with dark colors and elaborate prints. The conservative neckline resembles the medieval period as well. 1/31/2016.

Valentino | S/S 2014 RTW. This resembles the era of the pre-Raphaelite movement in the 19th century. It pulls themes from the medieval period with dark colors and elaborate prints. The conservative neckline resembles the medieval period as well. 1/31/2016.

Lady Jane Grey(1536/1537–Feb 12,1554),also known as The Nine Days' Queen from 10 July-19 July 1553. She was subsequently executed.According to the account she recited Psalm 51 (Have mercy upon me, O God).The executioner asked her forgiveness,which she granted him."Will you take it off before I lay me down?",and the axeman answered:"No, madam."She then blindfolded herself.With her head on the block,Jane spoke the last words of Jesus:"Lord, into thy hands I commend my spirit!"She was then…

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Lady Jane Grey(1536/1537–Feb 12,1554),also known as The Nine Days' Queen from 10 July-19 July 1553. She was subsequently executed.According to the account she recited Psalm 51 (Have mercy upon me, O God).The executioner asked her forgiveness,which she granted him."Will you take it off before I lay me down?",and the axeman answered:"No, madam."She then blindfolded herself.With her head on the block,Jane spoke the last words of Jesus:"Lord, into thy hands I commend my spirit!"She was then…

Dark Blue Taffeta Renaissance Dress, 16th Century Italy Eleonora of Toledo Ball…

Dark Blue Taffeta Renaissance Dress, 16th Century Italy Eleonora of Toledo Ball Gown

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