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Baroque Clothing. ‘if it ain’t Baroque don’t fix it.’. Types of Fabric mannerist period Heavier weight Complex Brocades Velvet Metallic thread Heavy Satins And Taffeta Middle class used wool Country people homespun fabrics Linen and cotton used for under garments. Baroque Clothing. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Baroque Clothing

Baroque Clothingif it aint Baroque dont fix it.Baroque ClothingTypes of Fabric mannerist periodHeavier weight Complex BrocadesVelvetMetallic threadHeavy Satins And TaffetaMiddle class used wool Country people homespun fabricsLinen and cotton used for under garments

Baroque ClothingTermsTaffeta-usually smooth, crisp, and lustrous, plain-woven, and with a fine crosswise rib effect. Any of various other fabrics of silk, linen, wool, etc., in use at different periods.Brocades-fabric woven with an elaborate design, esp. one having a raised overall pattern.Homespun fabrics-a plain-weave cloth made at home, or of homespun yarn.Baroque Clothing

Portrait of Francis I, King of Francec. 1540Oil on wood, 27 x 22 cm By Clouet

The Wedding Dance in the Open Air1566oil on panel 119x157cm BruegelBaroque ClothingLate mannerist Early Baroque FabricsVery StiffMuch interlining Much padding

Baroque ClothingEarly Baroque FabricsSatin VelvetsFabrics now soft flowingNatural fabric showingMiddle class and poor still were woolen clothesLace is now being used in both Venice and Flanders

Baroque Clothing

The Company of Frans Banning Cocq (Nightwatch)Dutch Baroqueoil on canvas1642by Rembrandt

The Calling of St. MatthewItalian Baroqueoil on canvas1599-1600by CaravaggioBaroque ClothingLate Baroque FabricSame as Early BaroqueMetallic threads and Brocades are being brought backWomen still not wearing corsetsPrinted cotton garments are being seen in France and England

Baroque Clothing

Queen Henrietta Maria, London 1632 -- Anthony Van Dyck

Chancellor Sguier 1655-57 (100 Kb); Canvas; Louvre Le BrunBaroque ClothingMen start to wear petticoat'sMen start to wear wigs instead of growing hair to shoulders.Hat differ from area to area see page 257 in hand out.Woad was a European herb (Isatis tinctoria) of the mustard family grown for the blue dyestuff yielded by its leaves - cultivated as a source of blue dyeMadder was a European herb (Rubia tinctorum) the root of which was used in dyeing cultivated as a source of red dyeWeld was a European plant (Reseda luteola) cultivated as a source of yellow dye - also called dyer's rocket, dyer's mignonette and also known as dyer's broomLichen - A plant of the division Lichenes which occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc - a source of green dye

Baroque ClothingThe source of the dye for Tyrian Purple was made in Tyre, Lebanon by crushing thousands of sea shells - Mediterranean MurexThe source of the dye for Indigo, the deep, rich dark blue was from the indigo plants and the dye was imported from IndiaThe source of the dye for Crimson cloth was cochineal from the bodies of the Cochineal insects of Central America produced by the AztecsAnother, older, source of the dye for crimson and bright scarlet cloth was Kermes a Mediterranean insect.The colorfast yellow dye produced from saffron, the dried stamen of an oriental crocus