from silk lampas

Period: around 1440

This giornea (garment for men of the Italian Renaissance) was created from an opulent silk lampas.
It was modelled on contemporary drawings and paintings from the Fra Angelico school.

The front and back of the giornea are laid in tubular pleats, which are held together by a belt. The hem and neckline are trimmed with brown "fox fur" (faux fur).
The tapered neckline at the back is typical of this type of clothing from the Renaissance. A matching woollen felt headgear is worn, which is also trimmed with "fox fur".

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