Clothing Bibliography

Venetian Clothing of Women during the Early Modern Period

Brown, Patricia Fortini. Art and Life in Renaissance Venice. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1997.

Brown, Patritia Fortini. Private Lives in Renaissance Venice: Art, Architecture, and the Family. New Haven &     London: Yale University Press, 2004.

Doro, Signora Catalina. “A Venetian Gown of the 1510’s.” The Pearl of Venice. (accessed September 15, 2008).

Fashion and Style in Renaissance Italy. “The Clothing of the Renaissance World: Cesare Vecellio’s Costume Book.” The Realm of Venus. (accessed September 25, 2008).

Herald, Jacqueline. Renaissance Dress in Italy, 1400-1500. London: Bell & Hyman, 1981.

Mather Jr., Frank Jewett. Venetian Painters.  New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1936.

Matthew, Louisa C. “The Silk Industry of Renaissance Venice.” The 16th Century Journal v. 32 (2001): 1181-1184.

McNeill, William H. Venice: The Hinge of Europe, 1081-1797. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1974.

Newton, Stella Mary. The Dress of the Venetians, 1495-1525. Brookfield, Vt.: Scolar Press, 1988.

Rech, Tara. “About the Courtesans of Venice.” Bella Donna Venetian Courtesans. (accessed September 14, 2008).

“The Rise of the Salon and the Courtesan Class.” Venetian Courtesans. (accessed September 13, 2008).

“The Use of Lower Grade Silks in the Renaissance.” Festive Attyre: Historical Costuming. (accessed September 29, 2008).

Vecellio, Cesare. The Clothing of the Renaissance World: Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas (Habiti Antichi et Moderni). London: Thames & Hudson, 2008.

“Venetian Chopines: Material culture keys to understanding similarities and differences between China and Venice, noble women and courtesans.” Essays on Chopines. (accessed September 14, 2008).

Wills, Garry. Venice: Lion City. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001.

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