• Conference “All That Glitters…” on 14th and 15th September 2017 at the Kunstgewerbemuseum

  • News from 01.09.2017

    Source: English News - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

    On view is: Left: Fragment of voided and brocaded velvet, Florence, 1540s; / right: Agnolo Bronzino: Portrait of Eleonora di Toledo (detail), 1544-45

    Left: Fragment of voided and brocaded velvet, Florence, 1540s; / right: Agnolo Bronzino: Portrait of Eleonora di Toledo (detail), 1544-45
    Copyright: Museo Civico, Turin (left), © Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence (right)

    Visual Representations of Dress in the Early Modern and the Boundaries of Reliability

    For the study of early modern dress, reliance on depictions in art is unavoidable. This conference aims to generate a discussion about the extent to which visual sources can be reliable in providing an accurate representation and understanding of fashion changes and innovations with regards to the context in which they were depicted and used.

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