16th Century

Delve into the captivating events and influential figures of the 16th century. Discover the secrets and stories that shaped this pivotal period in history.
Portraits, Dresses, Portrait, Art, Grunge, Lady, Beautiful, Dame, Romantic Style

Thank goodness for Rate the Dress! It means that I have a definite excuse to focus entirely on historical fashions at least once a week! We were having such a good run on Rate the Dress: so many 8+ ratings in a row! And then I posted the pink, pigeon breasted, ruffle-dy, smock-dy, totally over-the-top 1900s frock-dy last week. Pop! There went the high ratings bubble! It wasn’t too terrible: there were a lot of 6s, and just enough 8s and 9s to bring it up to a nice, round 7 out of 10. For…

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Alison Ivanova
“Mary Magdalene with the vessel” by The Master of the Female Half-lengths, active in Antwerp during the first half of the 16th century

“Mary Magdalene with the vessel” by The Master of the Female Half-lengths, active in Antwerp during the first half of the 16th century

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Thomas Markham

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