16th Century renaissance suit, from red and gold velvet,  slashed and lined with gold silk jacquard.  Suit consists of a doublet with detachable sleeves with leather cuffs and collar,  trunk hose, cloak, chemise with redwork embro and bonnet (not in picture). Costume maker: Angela Mombers.

Century renaissance suit, from red and gold velvet, slashed and lined with gold silk jacquard. Suit consists of a doublet with detachable sleeves with leather cuffs and collar, trunk hose, cloak & chemise

Ana de Mendoza de la Cerda; Princess of Éboli, Countess of Mélito and Duchess of Pastrana. She was considered one of Spain's greatest beauties despite having lost an eye in a mock duel with a page when she was young.

Doña Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda, Princess of Eboli, Duchess of Pastrana, “She was considered one of Spain’s greatest beauties, despite having lost an eye in a mock duel with a page when she was young.

Memento Mori.    Carved ivory rosary, early 16th century. Currently in the Metropolitan museum of art, New York.

Memento Mori carved on a rosary (early century) ivory; Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City

Lower garment made in 1st half of 16th century, Walcher, Werke der Volkunst I, 1923

Lower garment made in half of century, Walcher, Werke der Volkunst I, 1923 Check source book for more information! Does Lower Garment mean Underwear? The German word for smock might translate as lower garment.

Renaissance Dress Historical Costume Italian Renaissance 16th Century Gown

Renaissance Dress Historical Costume Italian Renaissance Century Gown -but would sheer sleeves be pc

Swept Hilted Rapier      Maker: Louis Martine de Moreno     Dated: 16th century     Culture: Spanish     Measurements: overall length 125 cm

Swept Hilted Rapier Maker: Louis Martine de Moreno Dated: century Culture: Spanish Measurements: overall length 125 cm

A doorway with portcullis in Tulira Castle. www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2451911/King-castle-16th-century-stately-home-sale-5-5m.html   ..rh

Inside the 16th century stately home on sale for £5.5million

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