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Jacket made in Italy (possibly) in silk and silk with silver.  1600-1625  Just out of period

Jacket

Jacket made in Italy (possibly) in silk and silk with silver. 1600-1625 Just out of period

Jacket  possibly from London, England or Italy 1625-1650  hand knit in silk and silver gilt wrapped silk , lined with linen

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Jacket possibly from London, England or Italy 1625-1650 hand knit in silk and silver gilt wrapped silk , lined with linen

Jacket in the V from Italy or England  Silk thread, silk thread partially wrapped with silver

Jacket

Jacket in the V from Italy or England Silk thread, silk thread partially wrapped with silver

"Women's camiciola or knitted jacket, first quarter of seventeenth century, Florence, Museo Stibbert.    Camiciola knitted in red and gold silk, made by male professionals. This type of garment, already present in Eleonora's wardrobe, is recorded with increasing frequency in the documents of the second half of the century."    © Moda a Firenze 1540 - 1580, Roberta Orsi Landini and Bruna Niccoli, Edizioni Polistampa, Florence, 2005

"Women's camiciola or knitted jacket, first quarter of seventeenth century, Florence, Museo Stibbert. Camiciola knitted in red and gold silk, made by male professionals. This type of garment, already present in Eleonora's wardrobe, is recorded with increasing frequency in the documents of the second half of the century." © Moda a Firenze 1540 - 1580, Roberta Orsi Landini and Bruna Niccoli, Edizioni Polistampa, Florence, 2005

A jacket knit of coral pink and silver-gilt silk, 1630s, English or Italian (V & A accession nb: 807-1904).

A jacket knit of coral pink and silver-gilt silk, 1630s, English or Italian (V & A accession nb: 807-1904).

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