The Purple Files : Kat's  Recreations
 Welcome to the New World! Everything is changed, and introducing the Florence Files!.... again

This page is now just for Clothing and Accessories Diaries of Recreated Items.
Research Articles: Florence/Italian Clothing & Culture

Strati di Vesti: The Layers of Florentine Clothing 

Florence Mid 1500's:Getting dressed  
(Practicle: the layers when getting dressed)

Documentation can be found on

Accessories/ Decoration:
Women'a Clothing:

Mens's Clothing (mostly Elizabethan):

All intellectual content, photos and layout are copyright to La Signora Onorata Katerina da Brescia (K Carlisle), except those original renaissance artworks and extant articles whose copyright remains with the current owner.
If you would like to use something from this site, please contact me, and cite this website reference.

(c). K.Carlisle, 2009, 2011

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Current Projects and upcoming Diaries
8/09: embroidered gloves
10/05: Silk Embroidered Italian nightgown.

Other Historical, Fantasy and Science Fiction Costumes